[USN-3320-1] zziplib vulnerabilities

Marc Deslauriers marc.deslauriers at canonical.com
Thu Jun 15 15:25:53 UTC 2017

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3320-1
June 15, 2017

zziplib vulnerabilities

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 17.04
- Ubuntu 16.10
- Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 14.04 LTS


zziplib could be made to crash or run programs as your login if it opened a
specially crafted file.

Software Description:
- zziplib: library providing read access on ZIP-archives


Agostino Sarubbo discovered that zziplib incorrectly handled certain
malformed ZIP files. If a user or automated system were tricked into
opening a specially crafted ZIP file, a remote attacker could cause zziplib
to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary

Update instructions:

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
package versions:

Ubuntu 17.04:
  libzzip-0-13                    0.13.62-3ubuntu0.17.04.1

Ubuntu 16.10:
  libzzip-0-13                    0.13.62-3ubuntu0.16.10.1

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
  libzzip-0-13                    0.13.62-3ubuntu0.16.04.1

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
  libzzip-0-13                    0.13.62-2ubuntu0.1

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

  CVE-2017-5974, CVE-2017-5975, CVE-2017-5976, CVE-2017-5978,
  CVE-2017-5979, CVE-2017-5980, CVE-2017-5981

Package Information:

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