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CVE-2017-14166

Published: 6 September 2017

libarchive 3.3.2 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (xml_data heap-based buffer over-read and application crash) via a crafted xar archive, related to the mishandling of empty strings in the atol8 function in archive_read_support_format_xar.c.

Priority

Low

CVSS 3 base score: 6.5

Status

Package Release Status
libarchive
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
artful Not vulnerable
(3.2.2-3.1)
bionic Not vulnerable
(3.2.2-3.1)
precise Does not exist
(precise was needed)
trusty
Released (3.1.2-7ubuntu2.6)
upstream
Released (3.2.2-3.1)
xenial
Released (3.1.2-11ubuntu0.16.04.4)
yakkety Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
zesty Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
Patches:
upstream: https://github.com/libarchive/libarchive/commit/fa7438a0ff4033e4741c807394a9af6207940d71