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CVE-2015-8919 Detail

Description

The lha_read_file_extended_header function in archive_read_support_format_lha.c in libarchive before 3.2.0 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds heap) via a crafted (1) lzh or (2) lha file.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  09/20/2016

Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Vector: AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 3.6
Exploitability Score: 3.9


Attack Vector (AV): Network
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): None
User Interaction (UI): None
Scope (S): Unchanged
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): High

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-07/msg00025.html Third Party Advisory
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-1844.html
http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3657
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/06/17/2 Third Party Advisory
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/06/17/5 Third Party Advisory
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/linuxbulletinjul2016-3090544.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/91302
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3033-1 Third Party Advisory
https://blog.fuzzing-project.org/47-Many-invalid-memory-access-issues-in-libarchive.html Third Party Advisory
https://github.com/libarchive/libarchive/issues/510 Patch
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201701-03

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:12.04:*:*:*:lts:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:14.04:*:*:*:lts:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:15.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:16.04:*:*:*:lts:*:*:*
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Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:libarchive:libarchive:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
3.1.901a

Configuration 3 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:novell:suse_linux_enterprise_desktop:12.0:sp1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:novell:suse_linux_enterprise_server:12.0:sp1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:novell:suse_linux_enterprise_software_development_kit:12.0:sp1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2015-8919
NVD Published Date:
09/20/2016
NVD Last Modified:
01/04/2018