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7-Zip: CVE-2018-5996: Denial of Service and Remote Code Execution vuln via crafted RAR archive

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7-Zip: CVE-2018-5996: Denial of Service and Remote Code Execution vuln via crafted RAR archive

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
01/31/2018
Created
07/25/2018
Added
05/16/2018
Modified
06/08/2018

Description

Insufficient exception handling in the method NCompress::NRar3::CDecoder::Code of 7-Zip before 18.00 and p7zip can lead to multiple memory corruptions within the PPMd code, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (segmentation fault) or execute arbitrary code via a crafted RAR archive.

Solution(s)

  • 7-zip-upgrade-18_00

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