CVE-2016-5418 Detail

Current Description

The sandboxing code in libarchive 3.2.0 and earlier mishandles hardlink archive entries of non-zero data size, which might allow remote attackers to write to arbitrary files via a crafted archive file.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  7.5 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N


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Hyperlink Resource
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-1844.html Third Party Advisory 
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-1850.html Third Party Advisory 
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/08/09/2 Exploit  Technical Description 
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/linuxbulletinjul2016-3090544.html Third Party Advisory 
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/93165
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016:1852 Third Party Advisory 
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016:1853 Third Party Advisory 
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1362601 Issue Tracking  Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
https://gist.github.com/anonymous/e48209b03f1dd9625a992717e7b89c4f Exploit  Technical Description 
https://github.com/libarchive/libarchive/commit/dfd6b54ce33960e420fb206d8872fb759b577ad9 Patch 
https://github.com/libarchive/libarchive/issues/746 Exploit  Patch 
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201701-03

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-20 Improper Input Validation cwe source acceptance level NIST  
CWE-19 Data Processing Errors cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-5418
NVD Published Date:
09/21/2016
NVD Last Modified:
12/27/2019
Source:
MITRE