DescriptionMemory leak in the __archive_read_get_extract function in archive_read_extract2.c in libarchive before 3.2.0 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service via a tar file.
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)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
libarchive (PTS)stretch3.2.2-2+deb9u2fixed
stretch (security)3.2.2-2+deb9u3fixed
buster, buster (security)3.3.3-4+deb10u1fixed
bookworm, sid3.6.0-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
libarchivesourcewheezy(not affected)
libarchivesourcejessie(not affected)


[jessie] - libarchive <not-affected> (Introduced in 3.2.0)
[wheezy] - libarchive <not-affected> (Introduced in 3.2.0)
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