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Alpine Linux: CVE-2016-1541: libarchive heap-based buffer overflow due to improper input validation

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Alpine Linux: CVE-2016-1541: libarchive heap-based buffer overflow due to improper input validation

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
05/07/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
08/30/2017
Modified
01/08/2018

Description

Heap-based buffer overflow in the zip_read_mac_metadata function in archive_read_support_format_zip.c in libarchive before 3.2.0 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via crafted entry-size values in a ZIP archive.

Solution(s)

  • alpine-linux-upgrade-libarchive

References

  • alpine-linux-upgrade-libarchive

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