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CVE-2007-3644 Detail

Description

archive_read_support_format_tar.c in libarchive before 2.2.4 allows user-assisted remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop) via (1) an end-of-file condition within a pax extension header or (2) a malformed pax extension header in an (a) PAX or a (b) TAR archive.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  07/13/2007

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.3 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=432924
http://people.freebsd.org/~kientzle/libarchive/
http://security.freebsd.org/advisories/FreeBSD-SA-07:05.libarchive.asc Vendor Advisory
http://security.freebsd.org/patches/SA-07:05/libarchive.patch Patch
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200708-03.xml
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1455
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/970849 US Government Resource
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2007_15_sr.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/24885 Patch
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1018379
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/2521
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/35402

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-3644
NVD Published Date:
07/13/2007
NVD Last Modified:
07/28/2017