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Ubuntu: USN-3225-1 (CVE-2016-7166): libarchive vulnerabilities

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Ubuntu: USN-3225-1 (CVE-2016-7166): libarchive vulnerabilities

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
09/21/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
03/10/2017
Modified
03/02/2020

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)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-libarchive12
  • ubuntu-upgrade-libarchive13

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