Debian Security Advisory

DSA-4300-1 libarchive-zip-perl -- security update

Date Reported:
22 Sep 2018
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 902882.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2018-10860.
More information:

It was discovered that Archive::Zip, a perl module for manipulation of ZIP archives, is prone to a directory traversal vulnerability. An attacker able to provide a specially crafted archive for processing can take advantage of this flaw to overwrite arbitrary files during archive extraction.

For the stable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in version 1.59-1+deb9u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your libarchive-zip-perl packages.

For the detailed security status of libarchive-zip-perl please refer to its security tracker page at: