CVE-2016-4301

NVD - CVE-2016-4301

CVE-2016-4301 Detail

Current Description

Stack-based buffer overflow in the parse_device function in archive_read_support_format_mtree.c in libarchive before 3.2.1 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted mtree file.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  7.8 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
http://blog.talosintel.com/2016/06/the-poisoned-archives.html Exploit  Third Party Advisory 
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/bulletinjul2016-3090568.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/91328
http://www.talosintel.com/reports/TALOS-2016-0153/ Exploit  Third Party Advisory 
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1348441 Issue Tracking 
https://github.com/libarchive/libarchive/commit/a550daeecf6bc689ade371349892ea17b5b97c77 Issue Tracking  Patch 
https://github.com/libarchive/libarchive/issues/715 Issue Tracking  Patch 
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201701-03

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-119 Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-4301
NVD Published Date:
09/21/2016
NVD Last Modified:
06/30/2017
Source:
CERT/CC