Descriptionlibarchive 3.4.1 through 3.5.1 has a use-after-free in copy_string (called from do_uncompress_block and process_block).
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Debian Bugs991442

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
libarchive (PTS)buster3.3.3-4+deb10u1fixed
buster (security)3.3.3-4+deb10u3fixed
bookworm, sid3.6.2-1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
libarchivesourcestretch(not affected)
libarchivesourcebuster(not affected)


[bullseye] - libarchive <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[buster] - libarchive <not-affected> (Vulnerable code introduced by 47bb818 in version 3.4.1)
[stretch] - libarchive <not-affected> (Vulnerable code introduced by 47bb818 in version 3.4.1)
Introduced by: (v3.4.1)
Fixed by: (v3.6.0)

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