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Red Hat OpenShift: CVE-2018-1000878: libarchive: Use after free in RAR decoder resulting in a denial of service

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Red Hat OpenShift: CVE-2018-1000878: libarchive: Use after free in RAR decoder resulting in a denial of service

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
12/20/2018
Created
12/30/2020
Added
12/29/2020
Modified
12/29/2020

Description

libarchive version commit 416694915449219d505531b1096384f3237dd6cc onwards (release v3.1.0 onwards) contains a CWE-416: Use After Free vulnerability in RAR decoder - libarchive/archive_read_support_format_rar.c that can result in Crash/DoS - it is unknown if RCE is possible. This attack appear to be exploitable via the victim must open a specially crafted RAR archive.

Solution(s)

  • linuxrpm-upgrade-redhat-coreos

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