USN-3225-1

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Source
https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-3225-1
Import Source
https://github.com/canonical/ubuntu-security-notices/blob/main/osv/USN-3225-1.json
JSON Data
https://api.osv.dev/v1/vulns/USN-3225-1
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Published
2017-03-09T18:41:10.874589Z
Modified
2017-03-09T18:41:10.874589Z
Summary
libarchive vulnerabilities
Details

It was discovered that libarchive incorrectly handled hardlink entries when extracting archives. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to overwrite arbitrary files. (CVE-2016-5418)

Christian Wressnegger, Alwin Maier, and Fabian Yamaguchi discovered that libarchive incorrectly handled filename lengths when writing ISO9660 archives. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause libarchive to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code. This issue only applied to Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. (CVE-2016-6250)

Alexander Cherepanov discovered that libarchive incorrectly handled recursive decompressions. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause libarchive to hang, resulting in a denial of service. This issue only applied to Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. (CVE-2016-7166)

It was discovered that libarchive incorrectly handled non-printable multibyte characters in filenames. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause libarchive to crash, resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2016-8687)

It was discovered that libarchive incorrectly handled line sizes when extracting certain archives. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause libarchive to crash, resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2016-8688)

It was discovered that libarchive incorrectly handled multiple EmptyStream attributes when extracting certain 7zip archives. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause libarchive to crash, resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2016-8689)

Jakub Jirasek discovered that libarchive incorrectly handled memory when extracting certain archives. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause libarchive to crash, resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2017-5601)

References

Affected packages

Ubuntu:14.04:LTS / libarchive

Package

Name
libarchive

Affected ranges

Type
ECOSYSTEM
Events
Introduced
0Unknown introduced version / All previous versions are affected
Fixed
3.1.2-7ubuntu2.4

Ecosystem specific

{
    "availability": "No subscription needed",
    "binaries": [
        {
            "bsdcpio": "3.1.2-7ubuntu2.4",
            "libarchive13": "3.1.2-7ubuntu2.4",
            "bsdtar": "3.1.2-7ubuntu2.4",
            "libarchive-dev": "3.1.2-7ubuntu2.4"
        }
    ]
}

Ubuntu:16.04:LTS / libarchive

Package

Name
libarchive

Affected ranges

Type
ECOSYSTEM
Events
Introduced
0Unknown introduced version / All previous versions are affected
Fixed
3.1.2-11ubuntu0.16.04.3

Ecosystem specific

{
    "availability": "No subscription needed",
    "binaries": [
        {
            "bsdcpio": "3.1.2-11ubuntu0.16.04.3",
            "libarchive13": "3.1.2-11ubuntu0.16.04.3",
            "bsdtar": "3.1.2-11ubuntu0.16.04.3",
            "libarchive-dev": "3.1.2-11ubuntu0.16.04.3"
        }
    ]
}