[USN-3703-2] Archive Zip vulnerability

Leonidas S. Barbosa leo.barbosa at canonical.com
Wed Jul 4 17:14:17 UTC 2018

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3703-2
July 04, 2018

libarchive-zip-perl vulnerability

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

- Ubuntu 12.04 ESM


Archive Zip module could be made to expose sensitive information
if it received a specially crafted input.

Software Description:
- libarchive-zip-perl: Perl module for manipulation of ZIP archives


USN-3703-1 fixed a vulnerability in Archive Zip module. This update
provides the corresponding update for Ubuntu 12.04 ESM.

Original advisory details:

 It was discovered that the Archive Zip module incorrectly handled
certain inputs.
 An attacker could possibly use this to access sensitive information.

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 12.04 ESM:
  libarchive-zip-perl             1.30-6ubuntu0.1

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

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