USN-3570-1: AdvanceCOMP vulnerability
14 February 2018
AdvanceCOMP could be made to crash or run programs if it opened a specially crafted file.
- advancecomp - collection of recompression utilities
Joonun Jang discovered that AdvanceCOMP incorrectly handled certain
malformed zip files. If a user or automated system were tricked into
processing a specially crafted zip file, a remote attacker could cause
AdvanceCOMP to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly
execute arbitrary code.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.