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Red Hat: CVE-2016-7166: Important: libarchive security update ((Multiple Advisories))

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Red Hat: CVE-2016-7166: Important: libarchive security update ((Multiple Advisories))

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
09/12/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/21/2016
Modified
01/17/2018

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)

  • redhat-upgrade-bsdcpio
  • redhat-upgrade-bsdtar
  • redhat-upgrade-libarchive
  • redhat-upgrade-libarchive-debuginfo
  • redhat-upgrade-libarchive-devel

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