CVE-2016-8689

high
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Description

The read_Header function in archive_read_support_format_7zip.c in libarchive 3.2.1 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds read) via multiple EmptyStream attributes in a header in a 7zip archive.

References

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2016-12/msg00027.html

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/10/16/11

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/93781

https://blogs.gentoo.org/ago/2016/09/11/libarchive-bsdtar-heap-based-buffer-overflow-in-read_header-archive_read_support_format_7zip-c/

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1377925

https://github.com/libarchive/libarchive/commit/7f17c791dcfd8c0416e2cd2485b19410e47ef126

https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/11/msg00037.html

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

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2017-02-15

Updated: 2018-11-30

Type: CWE-125

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 (15 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
135650EulerOS Virtualization 3.0.2.2 : libarchive (EulerOS-SA-2020-1488)NessusHuawei Local Security Checks
high
134515EulerOS Virtualization for ARM 64 3.0.2.0 : libarchive (EulerOS-SA-2020-1226)NessusHuawei Local Security Checks
high
131871EulerOS 2.0 SP2 : libarchive (EulerOS-SA-2019-2379)NessusHuawei Local Security Checks
high
130664EulerOS 2.0 SP5 : libarchive (EulerOS-SA-2019-2202)NessusHuawei Local Security Checks
high
129207EulerOS 2.0 SP3 : libarchive (EulerOS-SA-2019-2014)NessusHuawei Local Security Checks
high
121677Photon OS 1.0: Libarchive PHSA-2017-0010NessusPhotonOS Local Security Checks
high
119289Debian DLA-1600-1 : libarchive security updateNessusDebian Local Security Checks
high
111859Photon OS 1.0: Binutils / Libarchive / Ntp PHSA-2017-0010 (deprecated)NessusPhotonOS Local Security Checks
critical
97660Ubuntu 12.04 LTS / 14.04 LTS / 16.04 LTS / 16.10 : libarchive vulnerabilities (USN-3225-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
high
97362F5 Networks BIG-IP : libarchive vulnerability (K52697522)NessusF5 Networks Local Security Checks
high
96234GLSA-201701-03 : libarchive: Multiple vulnerabilitiesNessusGentoo Local Security Checks
high
95559openSUSE Security Update : libarchive (openSUSE-2016-1405)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
95558openSUSE Security Update : libarchive (openSUSE-2016-1404)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
95367SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : libarchive (SUSE-SU-2016:2911-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
94102Debian DLA-661-1 : libarchive security updateNessusDebian Local Security Checks
high