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<glsa id="201312-09">
<title>cabextract: Multiple vulnerabilities</title>
<synopsis>Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in cabextract, allowing
remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a Denial of Service
<product type="ebuild">cabextract</product>
<announced>December 14, 2013</announced>
<revised>December 14, 2013: 1</revised>
<package name="app-arch/cabextract" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">1.3</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">1.3</vulnerable>
<p>cabextract is free software for extracting Microsoft cabinet files.</p>
<p>Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in cabextract. Please
review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
<impact type="normal">
<p>A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially-crafted
archive in a .cab file, related to the libmspack library, potentially
resulting in arbitrary code execution or a Denial of Service condition.
<p>There is no known workaround at this time.</p>
<p>All cabextract users should upgrade to the latest version:</p>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose "&gt;=app-arch/cabextract-1.3"
<p>NOTE: This is a legacy GLSA. Updates for all affected architectures are
available since August 03, 2010. It is likely that your system is already
no longer affected by this issue.
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<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Fri, 07 Oct 2011 23:38:14 +0000">
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Sat, 14 Dec 2013 22:24:14 +0000">Zlogene</metadata>