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.


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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
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
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201908-11
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3859-1/
https://www.debian.org/security/2018/dsa-4360

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-125 Out-of-bounds Read cwe source acceptance level NIST  
CWE-193 Off-by-one Error cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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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:
10/02/2019
Source:
MITRE