CVE-2016-1541 Detail

Current Description

Heap-based buffer overflow in the zip_read_mac_metadata function in archive_read_support_format_zip.c in libarchive before 3.2.0 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via crafted entry-size values in a ZIP archive.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  8.8 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2016-06/msg00003.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2016-06/msg00090.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-1844.html
http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3574
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/862384 Third Party Advisory  US Government Resource 
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/bulletinjul2016-3090568.html
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/linuxbulletinjul2016-3090544.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/89355
http://www.slackware.com/security/viewer.php?l=slackware-security&y=2016&m=slackware-security.352685
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2981-1
https://github.com/libarchive/libarchive/commit/d0331e8e5b05b475f20b1f3101fe1ad772d7e7e7
https://github.com/libarchive/libarchive/issues/656
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201701-03

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-20 Improper Input Validation cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-1541
NVD Published Date:
05/07/2016
NVD Last Modified:
01/04/2018
Source:
MITRE