CVE-2016-4302

Published: 23 June 2016

Heap-based buffer overflow in the parse_codes function in archive_read_support_format_rar.c in libarchive before 3.2.1 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a RAR file with a zero-sized dictionary.

Priority

Medium

CVSS 3 base score: 7.8

Status

Package Release Status
libarchive
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream Needed

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/05caadc7eedbef471ac9610809ba683f0c698700
Upstream: https://github.com/libarchive/libarchive/commit/5e29e82390bccfff514e710c90de8089ab5ef269