DescriptionLibarchive v3.6.0 was discovered to contain a read memory access vulnerability via the function lzma_decode.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
Debian Bugs1010696

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
libarchive (PTS)stretch3.2.2-2+deb9u2fixed
stretch (security)3.2.2-2+deb9u3fixed
buster, buster (security)3.3.3-4+deb10u1fixed
bookworm, sid3.6.0-1vulnerable

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 later)
[stretch] - libarchive <not-affected> (Vulnerable code introduced later) (v3.6.1)

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