CVE-2016-9296

Published: 12 November 2016

A null pointer dereference bug affects the 16.02 and many old versions of p7zip. A lack of null pointer check for the variable folders.PackPositions in function CInArchive::ReadAndDecodePackedStreams in CPP/7zip/Archive/7z/7zIn.cpp, as used in the 7z.so library and in 7z applications, will cause a crash and a denial of service when decoding malformed 7z files.

Priority

Low

CVSS 3 base score: 7.5

Status

Package Release Status
p7zip
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (16.02+dfsg-2)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) Not vulnerable
(16.02+dfsg-6)
Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus) Not vulnerable
(code not present)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Not vulnerable
(code not present)