openSUSE-SU-2018:2438-1: moderate: Security update for perl-Archive-Zip

openSUSE Security Update: Security update for perl-Archive-Zip

Announcement ID: openSUSE-SU-2018:2438-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1099497
Cross-References: CVE-2018-10860
Affected Products:
openSUSE Leap 15.0

An update that fixes one vulnerability is now available.


This update for perl-Archive-Zip fixes the following security issue:

– CVE-2018-10860: Prevent directory traversal caused by not properly
sanitizing paths while extracting zip files. An attacker able to provide
a specially crafted archive for processing could have used this flaw to
write or overwrite arbitrary files in the context of the perl
interpreter (bsc#1099497)

This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-15:Update update project.

Patch Instructions:

To install this openSUSE Security Update use the SUSE recommended installation methods
like YaST online_update or “zypper patch”.

Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

– openSUSE Leap 15.0:

zypper in -t patch openSUSE-2018-904=1

Package List:

– openSUSE Leap 15.0 (noarch):



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