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CVE-2017-14502 Detail

Current Description

read_header in archive_read_support_format_rar.c in libarchive 3.3.2 suffers from an off-by-one error for UTF-16 names in RAR archives, leading to an out-of-bounds read in archive_read_format_rar_read_header.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  09/17/2017
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Vector: AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 3.6
Exploitability Score: 3.9


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

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
https://bugs.chromium.org/p/oss-fuzz/issues/detail?id=573 Issue Tracking Third Party Advisory
https://bugs.debian.org/875974 Issue Tracking Mailing List Third Party Advisory
https://github.com/libarchive/libarchive/commit/5562545b5562f6d12a4ef991fae158bf4ccf92b6 Third Party Advisory
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/11/msg00037.html

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:libarchive:libarchive:3.3.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-14502
NVD Published Date:
09/17/2017
NVD Last Modified:
11/30/2018