CVE-2016-7166

Published on: 09/21/2016 12:00:00 AM UTC

Last Modified on: 03/23/2021 11:27:06 PM UTC

CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Certain versions of Libarchive from Libarchive contain the following vulnerability:

libarchive before 3.2.0 does not limit the number of recursive decompressions, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption and application crash) via a crafted gzip file.

  • CVE-2016-7166 has been assigned by [email protected] to track the vulnerability - currently rated as MEDIUM severity.

CVSS3 Score: 5.5 - MEDIUM

Attack
Vector
Attack
Complexity
Privileges
Required
User
Interaction
LOCAL LOW NONE REQUIRED
Scope Confidentiality
Impact
Integrity
Impact
Availability
Impact
UNCHANGED NONE NONE HIGH

CVSS2 Score: 4.3 - MEDIUM

Access
Vector
Access
Complexity
Authentication
NETWORK MEDIUM NONE
Confidentiality
Impact
Integrity
Impact
Availability
Impact
NONE NONE PARTIAL

CVE References

Description Tags Link
oss-security - CVE request: libarchive (pre 3.2.0) denial of service with gzip quine Mailing List
Third Party Advisory
www.openwall.com
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URL Logo MLIST [oss-security] 20160908 CVE request: libarchive (pre 3.2.0) denial of service with gzip quine
Red Hat Customer Portal Third Party Advisory
web.archive.org
text/html
Inactive LinkNot Archived
URL Logo REDHAT RHSA-2016:1850
Oracle Linux Bulletin - July 2016 Third Party Advisory
web.archive.org
text/html
Inactive LinkNot Archived
URL Logo CONFIRM www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/linuxbulletinjul2016-3090544.html
Bug 1347086 – CVE-2016-7166 libarchive: Denial of service using a crafted gzip file Issue Tracking
bugzilla.redhat.com
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URL Logo CONFIRM bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1347086
Red Hat Customer Portal Third Party Advisory
web.archive.org
text/html
Inactive LinkNot Archived
URL Logo REDHAT RHSA-2016:1844
Possible denial of service using a crafted gzip file · Issue #660 · libarchive/libarchive · GitHub Issue Tracking
Patch
Third Party Advisory
github.com
text/html
URL Logo CONFIRM github.com/libarchive/libarchive/issues/660
207362 – Crafted gzip archive causes tar(1) to exhaust all your memory Issue Tracking
bugs.freebsd.org
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URL Logo CONFIRM bugs.freebsd.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=207362
oss-security - Re: CVE request: libarchive (pre 3.2.0) denial of service with gzip quine Mailing List
Third Party Advisory
www.openwall.com
text/html
URL Logo MLIST [oss-security] 20160908 Re: CVE request: libarchive (pre 3.2.0) denial of service with gzip quine
libarchive: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201701-03) — Gentoo security security.gentoo.org
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URL Logo GENTOO GLSA-201701-03
libarchive CVE-2016-7166 Denial Of Service Vulnerability Third Party Advisory
cve.report (archive)
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URL Logo BID 92901
Fix a potential crash issue discovered by Alexander Cherepanov: · libarchive/[email protected] · GitHub Issue Tracking
Patch
github.com
text/html
URL Logo CONFIRM github.com/libarchive/libarchive/commit/6e06b1c89dd0d16f74894eac4cfc1327a06ee4a0

Known Affected Configurations (CPE V2.3)

Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
ApplicationLibarchiveLibarchiveAllAllAllAll
Operating
System
OracleLinux6AllAllAll
Operating
System
OracleLinux7AllAllAll
Operating
System
OracleLinux6AllAllAll
Operating
System
OracleLinux7AllAllAll
Operating
System
RedhatEnterprise Linux Desktop6.0AllAllAll
Operating
System
RedhatEnterprise Linux Desktop7.0AllAllAll
Operating
System
RedhatEnterprise Linux Desktop6.0AllAllAll
Operating
System
RedhatEnterprise Linux Desktop7.0AllAllAll
Operating
System
RedhatEnterprise Linux Hpc Node6.0AllAllAll
Operating
System
RedhatEnterprise Linux Hpc Node7.0AllAllAll
Operating
System
RedhatEnterprise Linux Hpc Node6.0AllAllAll
Operating
System
RedhatEnterprise Linux Hpc Node7.0AllAllAll
Operating
System
RedhatEnterprise Linux Hpc Node Eus7.2AllAllAll
Operating
System
RedhatEnterprise Linux Hpc Node Eus7.2AllAllAll
Operating
System
RedhatEnterprise Linux Server6.0AllAllAll
Operating
System
RedhatEnterprise Linux Server7.0AllAllAll
Operating
System
RedhatEnterprise Linux Server6.0AllAllAll
Operating
System
RedhatEnterprise Linux Server7.0AllAllAll
Operating
System
RedhatEnterprise Linux Server Aus7.2AllAllAll
Operating
System
RedhatEnterprise Linux Server Aus7.2AllAllAll
Operating
System
RedhatEnterprise Linux Server Eus7.2AllAllAll
Operating
System
RedhatEnterprise Linux Server Eus7.2AllAllAll
Operating
System
RedhatEnterprise Linux Workstation6.0AllAllAll
Operating
System
RedhatEnterprise Linux Workstation7.0AllAllAll
Operating
System
RedhatEnterprise Linux Workstation6.0AllAllAll
Operating
System
RedhatEnterprise Linux Workstation7.0AllAllAll
  • cpe:2.3:a:libarchive:libarchive:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:oracle:linux:6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:oracle:linux:7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:oracle:linux:6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:oracle:linux:7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_desktop:6.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_desktop:7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_desktop:6.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_desktop:7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_hpc_node:6.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_hpc_node:7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_hpc_node:6.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_hpc_node:7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_hpc_node_eus:7.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_hpc_node_eus:7.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_server:6.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_server:7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_server:6.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_server:7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_server_aus:7.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_server_aus:7.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_server_eus:7.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_server_eus:7.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_workstation:6.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_workstation:7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_workstation:6.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_workstation:7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*: