GLSA-201701-27 : 7-Zip: Multiple vulnerabilities

high Nessus Plugin ID 96421


The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201701-27 (7-Zip: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in 7-Zip. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
Impact :

A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted archive file possibly resulting in execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the process or a Denial of Service condition.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All 7-Zip users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-arch/p7zip-16.02-r1'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 96421

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201701-27.nasl

Version: 3.4

Type: local

Published: 1/12/2017

Updated: 1/11/2021

Supported Sensors: Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9.3

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:p7zip, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Patch Publication Date: 1/11/2017

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-2334, CVE-2016-2335

GLSA: 201701-27