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CVE-2016-8687 Detail

Current Description

Stack-based buffer overflow in the safe_fprintf function in tar/util.c in libarchive 3.2.1 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service via a crafted non-printable multibyte character in a filename.

Source:  MITRE
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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:N/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2016-12/msg00027.html Third Party Advisory
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/10/16/11 Mailing List Patch Third Party Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/93781 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1037668
https://blogs.gentoo.org/ago/2016/09/11/libarchive-bsdtar-stack-based-buffer-overflow-in-bsdtar_expand_char-util-c/ Patch Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1377926 Issue Tracking Patch
https://github.com/libarchive/libarchive/commit/e37b620fe8f14535d737e89a4dcabaed4517bf1a Issue Tracking Patch Third Party Advisory
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/11/msg00037.html
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201701-03 Patch Third Party Advisory VDB Entry

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-119 Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:libarchive:libarchive:3.2.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:opensuse:leap:42.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-8687
NVD Published Date:
02/15/2017
NVD Last Modified:
11/30/2018