CVE-2015-8916

Published: 31 December 2015

bsdtar in libarchive before 3.2.0 returns a success code without filling the entry when the header is a "split file in multivolume RAR," which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and crash) via a crafted rar file.

Priority

Low

CVSS 3 base score: 6.5

Status

Package Release Status
libarchive
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.2.0-2)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)
Released (3.1.2-11ubuntu0.16.04.2)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr)
Released (3.1.2-7ubuntu2.3)
Patches:
Upstream: https://github.com/libarchive/libarchive/commit/b2e2abb