CVE-2007-3641

NameCVE-2007-3641
Descriptionarchive_read_support_format_tar.c in libarchive before 2.2.4 does not properly compute the length of a certain buffer when processing a malformed pax extension header, which allows user-assisted remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted (1) PAX or (2) TAR archive that triggers a buffer overflow.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-1455-1
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs432924

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
libarchive (PTS)wheezy3.0.4-3+wheezy1fixed
wheezy (security)3.0.4-3+wheezy2fixed
jessie (security), jessie3.1.2-11+deb8u1fixed
stretch3.2.1-1fixed
sid3.2.1-2fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
libarchivesource(unstable)2.2.4-1low432924
libarchivesourceetch1.2.53-2etch1highDSA-1455-1

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