CVE-2016-4809

Published: 17 June 2016

The archive_read_format_cpio_read_header function in archive_read_support_format_cpio.c in libarchive before 3.2.1 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a CPIO archive with a large symlink.

Priority

Low

CVSS 3 base score: 7.5

Status

Package Release Status
libarchive
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream Needs triage

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/fd7e0c02e272913a0a8b6d492c7260dfca0b1408