CVE-2016-4300 Detail

Current Description

Integer overflow in the read_SubStreamsInfo function in archive_read_support_format_7zip.c in libarchive before 3.2.1 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a 7zip file with a large number of substreams, which triggers a heap-based buffer overflow.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  7.8 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
http://blog.talosintel.com/2016/06/the-poisoned-archives.html Exploit  Third Party Advisory 
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-1844.html Third Party Advisory 
http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3657
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/91326 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
http://www.talosintel.com/reports/TALOS-2016-0152/ Exploit  Third Party Advisory 
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1348439 Issue Tracking 
https://github.com/libarchive/libarchive/commit/e79ef306afe332faf22e9b442a2c6b59cb175573 Issue Tracking  Patch  Third Party Advisory 
https://github.com/libarchive/libarchive/issues/718 Issue Tracking  Patch  Third Party Advisory 
https://security-center.intel.com/advisory.aspx?intelid=INTEL-SA-00062&languageid=en-fr
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201701-03

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-190 Integer Overflow or Wraparound cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-4300
NVD Published Date:
09/21/2016
NVD Last Modified:
11/03/2017
Source:
MITRE