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Published: 09 February 2021

A use-after-free in the _zip_dirent_read function of zip_dirent.c in libzip 1.2.0 allows attackers to have an unspecified impact by attempting to unzip a malformed ZIP archive. NOTE: the discoverer states "This use-after-free is triggered prior to the double free reported in CVE-2017-12858."



CVSS 3 base score: 9.8


Package Release Status
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream Needs triage

Ubuntu 21.10 (Impish Indri) Needs triage

Ubuntu 21.04 (Hirsute Hippo) Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa) Not vulnerable

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) Not vulnerable

Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus) Ignored
(end of standard support, was needs-triage)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Not vulnerable