CVE-2015-8930

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Description

bsdtar in libarchive before 3.2.0 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop) via an ISO with a directory that is a member of itself.

References

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-07/msg00025.html

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-1844.html

http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3657

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/06/17/2

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/06/17/5

http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/linuxbulletinjul2016-3090544.html

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/91339

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3033-1

https://blog.fuzzing-project.org/47-Many-invalid-memory-access-issues-in-libarchive.html

https://github.com/libarchive/libarchive/issues/522

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201701-03

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2016-09-20

Updated: 2018-01-05

Type: CWE-20

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 5

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 10

Severity: MEDIUM

CVSS v3

Base Score: 7.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Impact Score: 3.6

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: HIGH

Tenable Plugins

View all (13 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
124794EulerOS Virtualization 3.0.1.0 : libarchive (EulerOS-SA-2019-1470)NessusHuawei Local Security Checks
high
99808EulerOS 2.0 SP1 : libarchive (EulerOS-SA-2016-1045)NessusHuawei Local Security Checks
high
96234GLSA-201701-03 : libarchive: Multiple vulnerabilitiesNessusGentoo Local Security Checks
high
93744Amazon Linux AMI : libarchive (ALAS-2016-743)NessusAmazon Linux Local Security Checks
high
93541CentOS 7 : libarchive (CESA-2016:1844)NessusCentOS Local Security Checks
high
93454Scientific Linux Security Update : libarchive on SL7.x x86_64 (20160912)NessusScientific Linux Local Security Checks
high
93450RHEL 7 : libarchive (RHSA-2016:1844)NessusRed Hat Local Security Checks
high
93446Oracle Linux 7 : libarchive (ELSA-2016-1844)NessusOracle Linux Local Security Checks
high
93238Debian DSA-3657-1 : libarchive - security updateNessusDebian Local Security Checks
high
93185SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : libarchive (SUSE-SU-2016:1909-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
92975openSUSE Security Update : libarchive (openSUSE-2016-969)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
92500Debian DLA-554-1 : libarchive security updateNessusDebian Local Security Checks
high
92312Ubuntu 12.04 LTS / 14.04 LTS / 15.10 / 16.04 LTS : libarchive vulnerabilities (USN-3033-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
high