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CVE-2015-8925 Detail

Current Description

The readline function in archive_read_support_format_mtree.c in libarchive before 3.2.0 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (invalid read) via a crafted mtree file, related to newline parsing.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 5.5 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

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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 Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/06/17/5 Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/linuxbulletinjul2016-3090544.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/91306
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/516 Exploit Issue Tracking Third Party Advisory
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201701-03

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-125 Out-of-bounds Read NIST  

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:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)

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:suse:linux_enterprise_desktop:12:sp1:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:suse:linux_enterprise_server:12:sp1:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:suse:linux_enterprise_software_development_kit:12:sp1:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2015-8925
NVD Published Date:
09/20/2016
NVD Last Modified:
01/04/2018