gcab, libgcab1 security update

ID CESA-2018:0350
Type centos
Reporter CentOS Project
Modified 2018-02-28T11:25:25


CentOS Errata and Security Advisory CESA-2018:0350

The gcab package contains a utility for managing the Cabinet archives. It can list, extract, and create Microsoft cabinet (.cab) files.

Security Fix(es):

  • gcab: Extracting malformed .cab files causes stack smashing potentially leading to arbitrary code execution (CVE-2018-5345)

For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section.

Merged security bulletin from advisories: http://lists.centos.org/pipermail/centos-announce/2018-February/022766.html

Affected packages: gcab libgcab1 libgcab1-devel

Upstream details at: