SecurityTracker.com
Keep Track of the Latest Vulnerabilities
with SecurityTracker!
    Home    |    View Topics    |    Search    |    Contact Us    |   

SecurityTracker
Archives


 
Sign Up
Sign Up for Your FREE Weekly SecurityTracker E-mail Alert Summary
Instant Alerts
Buy our Premium Vulnerability Notification Service to receive customized, instant alerts
Affiliates
Put SecurityTracker Vulnerability Alerts on Your Web Site -- It's Free!
Partners
Become a Partner and License Our Database or Notification Service
Report a Bug
Report a vulnerability that you have found to SecurityTracker
bugs
@
securitytracker.com






Category:   Application (Generic)  >   libarchive Vendors:   libarchive
libarchive Out-of-Bounds Memory Read Error in lha_read_file_header_1() Lets Remote Users Cause the Target Service to Crash
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1037974
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1037974
CVE Reference:   CVE-2017-5601   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Mar 9 2017
Impact:   Denial of service via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 3.2.2
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in libarchive. A remote user can cause the target service to crash.

A remote user can create a specially crafted archive file that, when processed by the target application or service using libarchive, will trigger an out-of-bounds memory read error in the lha_read_file_header_1() function and cause the target application or service to crash.

The original advisory is available at:

https://secuniaresearch.flexerasoftware.com/secunia_research/2017-3/

Jakub Jirasek, Secunia Research at Flexera Software, reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can cause the target application or service to crash.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a source code fix, available at:

https://github.com/libarchive/libarchive/commit/98dcbbf0bf4854bf987557e55e55fff7abbf3ea9

Vendor URL:  www.libarchive.org/ (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (Any)

Message History:   This archive entry has one or more follow-up message(s) listed below.
Mar 9 2017 (Ubuntu Issues Fix) libarchive Out-of-Bounds Memory Read Error in lha_read_file_header_1() Lets Remote Users Cause the Target Service to Crash
Ubuntu has issued a fix for Ubuntu Linux 12.04 LTS, 14.04 LTS, 16.04 LTS, and 16.10.



 Source Message Contents



[Original Message Not Available for Viewing]


Go to the Top of This SecurityTracker Archive Page





Home   |    View Topics   |    Search   |    Contact Us

Copyright 2017, SecurityGlobal.net LLC