ALAS-2020-1343


Amazon Linux AMI Security Advisory: ALAS-2020-1343
Advisory Release Date: 2020-02-19 23:21 Pacific
Severity: Important
References: CVE-2019-18408 

Issue Overview:

archive_read_format_rar_read_data in archive_read_support_format_rar.c in libarchive before 3.4.0 has a use-after-free in a certain ARCHIVE_FAILED situation, related to Ppmd7_DecodeSymbol. (CVE-2019-18408 )


Affected Packages:

libarchive


Issue Correction:
Run yum update libarchive to update your system.

New Packages:
i686:
    libarchive-3.1.2-14.15.amzn1.i686
    bsdtar-3.1.2-14.15.amzn1.i686
    libarchive-devel-3.1.2-14.15.amzn1.i686
    libarchive-debuginfo-3.1.2-14.15.amzn1.i686
    bsdcpio-3.1.2-14.15.amzn1.i686

src:
    libarchive-3.1.2-14.15.amzn1.src

x86_64:
    libarchive-devel-3.1.2-14.15.amzn1.x86_64
    bsdtar-3.1.2-14.15.amzn1.x86_64
    libarchive-debuginfo-3.1.2-14.15.amzn1.x86_64
    bsdcpio-3.1.2-14.15.amzn1.x86_64
    libarchive-3.1.2-14.15.amzn1.x86_64