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Debian: CVE-2017-8843: lrzip -- security update

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Debian: CVE-2017-8843: lrzip -- security update

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
05/08/2017
Created
04/12/2022
Added
04/11/2022
Modified
04/11/2022

Description

The join_pthread function in stream.c in liblrzip.so in lrzip 0.631 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and application crash) via a crafted archive.

Solution(s)

  • debian-upgrade-lrzip

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