CVE-2015-8920

Published: 31 December 2015

The _ar_read_header function in archive_read_support_format_ar.c in libarchive before 3.2.0 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds stack read) via a crafted ar file.

Priority

Medium

CVSS 3 base score: 5.5

Status

Package Release Status
libarchive
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.2.0-2)
Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (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/97f964e