DescriptionInteger overflow in the qtmd_decompress function in libmspack 0.4 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (hang) via a crafted CAB file, which triggers an infinite loop.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs772891, 773041

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
cabextract (PTS)jessie1.4-5fixed
buster, sid1.6-1.1fixed
libmspack (PTS)jessie (security), jessie0.5-1+deb8u1fixed
stretch (security), stretch0.5-1+deb9u1fixed
buster, sid0.6-4fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs


[wheezy] - cabextract <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[squeeze] - cabextract <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
Starting with 1.4-5 cabextract uses the mspack system library

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