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CVE-2017-14166 Detail

Current Description

libarchive 3.3.2 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (xml_data heap-based buffer over-read and application crash) via a crafted xar archive, related to the mishandling of empty strings in the atol8 function in archive_read_support_format_xar.c.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 6.5 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
https://blogs.gentoo.org/ago/2017/09/06/libarchive-heap-based-buffer-overflow-in-xml_data-archive_read_support_format_xar-c/ Patch Third Party Advisory
https://github.com/libarchive/libarchive/commit/fa7438a0ff4033e4741c807394a9af6207940d71 Patch Third Party Advisory
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/11/msg00037.html Mailing List Third Party Advisory
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201908-11
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3736-1/ Third Party Advisory
https://www.debian.org/security/2018/dsa-4360 Third Party Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-125 Out-of-bounds Read NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:libarchive:libarchive:3.3.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:8.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:9.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Configuration 3 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:14.04:*:*:*:lts:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:16.04:*:*:*:lts:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-14166
NVD Published Date:
09/06/2017
NVD Last Modified:
08/15/2019