CVE-2016-9844

Published: 18 January 2017

Buffer overflow in the zi_short function in zipinfo.c in Info-Zip UnZip 6.0 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a large compression method value in the central directory file header.

Priority

Negligible

CVSS 3 base score: 4.0

Status

Package Release Status
unzip
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (6.0-21)
Ubuntu 21.04 (Hirsute Hippo) Not vulnerable

Ubuntu 20.10 (Groovy Gorilla) Not vulnerable

Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa) Not vulnerable

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) Not vulnerable
(6.0-21ubuntu1)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)
Released (6.0-20ubuntu1.1)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr)
Released (6.0-9ubuntu1.6)
This vulnerability is mitigated in part by the use of -D_FORTIFY_SOURCE=2 in Ubuntu.