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CVE-2016-3189 Detail

Current Description

Use-after-free vulnerability in bzip2recover in bzip2 1.0.6 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a crafted bzip2 file, related to block ends set to before the start of the block.

Source:  MITRE
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Evaluator Description

CWE-416: Use After Free

Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.5 MEDIUM
Vector: AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H (V3.0 legend)
Impact Score: 3.6
Exploitability Score: 2.8


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

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://packetstormsecurity.com/files/153644/Slackware-Security-Advisory-bzip2-Updates.html
http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/153957/FreeBSD-Security-Advisory-FreeBSD-SA-19-18.bzip2.html
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/06/20/1
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/bulletinjul2016-3090568.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/91297
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1036132
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1319648
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2019/06/msg00021.html
https://seclists.org/bugtraq/2019/Aug/4
https://seclists.org/bugtraq/2019/Jul/22
https://security.FreeBSD.org/advisories/FreeBSD-SA-19:18.bzip2.asc
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201708-08
https://usn.ubuntu.com/4038-1/
https://usn.ubuntu.com/4038-2/

Technical Details

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Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:bzip:bzip2:1.0.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-3189
NVD Published Date:
06/30/2016
NVD Last Modified:
08/21/2017