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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
precise
Released (3.0.3-6ubuntu1.3)
trusty
Released (3.1.2-7ubuntu2.3)
upstream Needs triage

wily
Released (3.1.2-11ubuntu0.15.10.2)
xenial
Released (3.1.2-11ubuntu0.16.04.2)