CVE-2016-9844

medium

Description

Buffer overflow in the zi_short function in zipinfo.c in Info-Zip UnZip 6.0 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a large compression method value in the central directory file header.

References

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/12/05/13

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/12/05/19

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/12/05/20

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/94728

https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/unzip/+bug/1643750

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2017-01-18

Updated: 2019-12-16

Type: CWE-119

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 2.1

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

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: LOW

CVSS v3

Base Score: 4

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

Impact Score: 1.4

Exploitability Score: 2.5

Severity: MEDIUM