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Alpine Linux: CVE-2016-7166: libarchive security issues

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Alpine Linux: CVE-2016-7166: libarchive security issues

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
09/21/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
09/20/2017
Modified
10/30/2017

Description

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.

Solution(s)

  • alpine-linux-upgrade-libarchive

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