CVE-2007-3644

NameCVE-2007-3644
Descriptionarchive_read_support_format_tar.c in libarchive before 2.2.4 allows user-assisted remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop) via (1) an end-of-file condition within a pax extension header or (2) a malformed pax extension header in an (a) PAX or a (b) TAR archive.
SourceCVE (at NVD; LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-1455-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs432924

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
libarchive (PTS)wheezy (security), wheezy3.0.4-3+wheezy1fixed
jessie3.1.2-11fixed
jessie (security)3.1.2-11+deb8u1fixed
stretch, sid3.1.2-11.1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
libarchivesource(unstable)2.2.4-1low432924
libarchivesourceetch1.2.53-2etch1mediumDSA-1455-1

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