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CVE-2018-1000880

Published: 20 December 2018

libarchive version commit 9693801580c0cf7c70e862d305270a16b52826a7 onwards (release v3.2.0 onwards) contains a CWE-20: Improper Input Validation vulnerability in WARC parser - libarchive/archive_read_support_format_warc.c, _warc_read() that can result in DoS - quasi-infinite run time and disk usage from tiny file. This attack appear to be exploitable via the victim must open a specially crafted WARC file.

Priority

Low

CVSS 3 base score: 6.5

Status

Package Release Status
libarchive
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic
Released (3.2.2-3.1ubuntu0.2)
cosmic
Released (3.2.2-5ubuntu0.1)
precise Does not exist

trusty Not vulnerable
(code not-present)
upstream Needs triage

xenial Not vulnerable
(code not present)
Patches:
upstream: https://github.com/libarchive/libarchive/pull/1105/commits/9c84b7426660c09c18cc349f6d70b5f8168b5680