CVE-2015-8930

Published: 31 December 2015

bsdtar in libarchive before 3.2.0 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop) via an ISO with a directory that is a member of itself.

Priority

Medium

CVSS 3 base score: 7.5

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/39fc59391b7cf2a007bffce280c1e3e66674258f
Upstream: https://github.com/libarchive/libarchive/commit/01cfbca4fdae1492a8a09c001b61bbca46f869f2