USN-3605-1: Sharutils vulnerability
22 March 2018
Sharutils could be made to execute arbitrary code if it opened a specially crafted file.
- sharutils - shar, unshar, uuencode, uudecode
It was discovered that Sharutils incorrectly handled certain files. An attacker
could possibly use this to 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.