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CVE-2016-8689

Published: 15 February 2017

The read_Header function in archive_read_support_format_7zip.c in libarchive 3.2.1 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds read) via multiple EmptyStream attributes in a header in a 7zip archive.

Priority

Low

CVSS 3 base score: 7.5

Status

Package Release Status
libarchive
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.2.1-5)
Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus)
Released (3.1.2-11ubuntu0.16.04.3)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr)
Released (3.1.2-7ubuntu2.4)
Patches:
Upstream: https://github.com/libarchive/libarchive/commit/7f17c791dcfd8c0416e2cd2485b19410e47ef126