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CVE-2019-1000020 Detail

Current Description

libarchive version commit 5a98dcf8a86364b3c2c469c85b93647dfb139961 onwards (version v2.8.0 onwards) contains a CWE-835: Loop with Unreachable Exit Condition ('Infinite Loop') vulnerability in ISO9660 parser, archive_read_support_format_iso9660.c, read_CE()/parse_rockridge() that can result in DoS by infinite loop. This attack appears to be exploitable via the victim opening a specially crafted ISO9660 file.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  02/04/2019
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.5 MEDIUM
Vector: AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 3.6
Exploitability Score: 2.8


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

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.3 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2019-04/msg00055.html
https://github.com/libarchive/libarchive/pull/1120 Third Party Advisory
https://github.com/libarchive/libarchive/pull/1120/commits/8312eaa576014cd9b965012af51bc1f967b12423 Patch Third Party Advisory
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2019/02/msg00013.html Third Party Advisory
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/CBOCC2M6YGPZA6US43YK4INPSJZZHRTG/
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/ZVXA7PHINVT6DFF6PRLTDTVTXKDLVHNF/ Mailing List Release Notes Third Party Advisory
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3884-1/ Third Party Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Uncontrolled Resource Consumption ('Resource Exhaustion') (CWE-400)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:libarchive:libarchive:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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From (including)
2.8.0

Configuration 2 ( 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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 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:18.04:*:*:*:lts:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:18.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Configuration 3 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:8.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 4 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:fedoraproject:fedora:29:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2019-1000020
NVD Published Date:
02/04/2019
NVD Last Modified:
04/12/2019