[ANNOUNCEMENT] libarchive 3.1.2-4

Yaakov Selkowitz yselkowitz@cygwin.com
Fri Jul 8 04:44:00 GMT 2016


The following packages have been uploaded to the Cygwin distribution:

* libarchive13-3.1.2-4
* libarchive-devel-3.1.2-4
* bsdtar-3.1.2-4
* bsdcpio-3.1.2-4
* mingw64-i686-libarchive-3.1.2-2
* mingw64-x86_64-libarchive-3.1.2-2

Libarchive is a programming library that can create and read several 
different streaming archive formats, including most popular tar variants, 
several cpio formats, and both BSD and GNU ar variants. It can also write 
shar archives and read ISO9660 CDROM images and ZIP archives. The bsdtar 
program is an implementation of tar(1) that is built on top of libarchive. 
It started as a test harness, but has grown into a feature-competitive 
replacement for GNU tar.

This release includes a patch for CVE-2016-1541:

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1334211

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Yaakov

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