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Vulnerability of libarchive: use after free via archive_read_format_rar_read_data

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can force the usage of a freed memory area via archive_read_format_rar_read_data() of libarchive, in order to trigger a denial of service, and possibly to run code.
Vulnerable products: Debian, openSUSE Leap, Solaris, RHEL, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SLES, Ubuntu.
Severity of this weakness: 2/4.
Creation date: 28/10/2019.
Références of this bulletin: CVE-2019-18408, DLA-1971-1, DSA-4557-1, openSUSE-SU-2019:2615-1, openSUSE-SU-2019:2632-1, RHSA-2020:0203-01, RHSA-2020:0246-01, RHSA-2020:0271-01, SUSE-SU-2019:3092-1, SUSE-SU-2019:3093-1, USN-4169-1, VIGILANCE-VUL-30720.

Description of the vulnerability 

An attacker can force the usage of a freed memory area via archive_read_format_rar_read_data() of libarchive, in order to trigger a denial of service, and possibly to run code.
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This computer vulnerability impacts software or systems such as Debian, openSUSE Leap, Solaris, RHEL, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SLES, Ubuntu.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this weakness bulletin is medium.

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of document.

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this weakness.

Solutions for this threat 

Debian 8: new libarchive packages.
New packages are available:
  Debian 8: libarchive 3.1.2-11+deb8u8

Debian 9/10: new libarchive packages.
New packages are available:
  Debian 9: libarchive 3.2.2-2+deb9u2
  Debian 10: libarchive 3.3.3-4+deb10u1

openSUSE Leap 15: new libarchive packages.
New packages are available:
  openSUSE Leap 15.0: libarchive 3.3.2-lp150.10.1
  openSUSE Leap 15.1: libarchive 3.3.2-lp151.5.3.1

Oracle Solaris: patch for third party software of October 2019 v2.
A patch is available:
  https://support.oracle.com/rs?type=doc&id=1448883.1

RHEL 7.7: new libarchive packages.
New packages are available:
  RHEL 7.7: libarchive 3.1.2-14.el7_7

RHEL 8.0: new libarchive packages.
New packages are available:
  RHEL 8.0: libarchive 3.3.2-4.el8_0

RHEL 8.1: new libarchive packages.
New packages are available:
  RHEL 8.1: libarchive 3.3.2-8.el8_1

SUSE LE 12 SP4/5: new libarchive packages.
New packages are available:
  SUSE LE 12 SP4: libarchive 3.1.2-26.6.1
  SUSE LE 12 SP5: libarchive 3.1.2-26.6.1

SUSE LE 15: new libarchive packages (29/11/2019).
New packages are available:
  SUSE LE 15 RTM: libarchive 3.3.2-3.11.1
  SUSE LE 15 SP1: libarchive 3.3.2-3.11.1

Ubuntu: new libarchive packages.
New packages are available:
  Ubuntu 19.04: libarchive13 3.3.3-4ubuntu0.1
  Ubuntu 18.04 LTS: libarchive13 3.2.2-3.1ubuntu0.5
  Ubuntu 16.04 LTS: libarchive13 3.1.2-11ubuntu0.16.04.7
  Ubuntu 14.04 ESM: libarchive13 3.1.2-7ubuntu2.8+esm1
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