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Red Hat OpenShift: CVE-2016-5418: libarchive: Archive Entry with type 1 (hardlink), but has a non-zero data size file overwrite

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Red Hat OpenShift: CVE-2016-5418: libarchive: Archive Entry with type 1 (hardlink), but has a non-zero data size file overwrite

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Published
09/21/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
06/18/2018
Modified
06/18/2018

Description

The sandboxing code in libarchive 3.2.0 and earlier mishandles hardlink archive entries of non-zero data size, which might allow remote attackers to write to arbitrary files via a crafted archive file.

Solution(s)

  • linuxrpm-upgrade-atomic-openshift

References

  • linuxrpm-upgrade-atomic-openshift

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