[USN-5374-1] libarchive vulnerability


========================================================================== Ubuntu Security Notice USN-5374-1 April 11, 2022
libarchive vulnerability ==========================================================================
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
– Ubuntu 21.10 – Ubuntu 20.04 LTS
Summary:
libarchive could be made to expose sensitive information if it received a specially crafted archive file.
Software Description: – libarchive: Library to read/write archive files
Details:
It was discovered that libarchive incorrectly handled certain archive files. An attacker could possibly use this issue to expose sensitive information.
Update instructions:
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
Ubuntu 21.10: libarchive13 3.4.3-2ubuntu0.2
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS: libarchive13 3.4.0-2ubuntu1.2
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
References: ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-5374-1 CVE-2022-26280
Package Information: launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/libarchive/3.4.3-2ubuntu0.2 launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/libarchive/3.4.0-2ubuntu1.2