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CVE-2012-1162

Published: 12 July 2012

Heap-based buffer overflow in the _zip_readcdir function in zip_open.c in libzip 0.10 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a zip archive with the number of directories set to 0, related to an "incorrect loop construct."

Notes

AuthorNote
jdstrand
only 0.10 affected
http://hg.nih.at/libzip/?cs=de747816d94c introduced the problem

Priority

Medium

Status

Package Release Status
libzip
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
hardy Ignored
(end of life)
lucid Not vulnerable

maverick Not vulnerable

natty Not vulnerable

oneiric Not vulnerable
(0.9.3-1)
upstream
Released (0.10.1)
Patches:
upstream: http://hg.nih.at/libzip?cs=cb69d6146a09