CVE-2015-8930

NameCVE-2015-8930
Descriptionbsdtar in libarchive before 3.2.0 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop) via an ISO with a directory that is a member of itself.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-554-1, DSA-3657-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
libarchive (PTS)wheezy3.0.4-3+wheezy1vulnerable
wheezy (security)3.0.4-3+wheezy6+deb7u1fixed
jessie (security), jessie3.1.2-11+deb8u3fixed
stretch3.2.2-2fixed
buster, sid3.2.2-3.1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
libarchivesource(unstable)3.2.0-2medium
libarchivesourcejessie3.1.2-11+deb8u2mediumDSA-3657-1
libarchivesourcewheezy3.0.4-3+wheezy2mediumDLA-554-1

Notes

https://github.com/libarchive/libarchive/issues/522
Fixed by: https://github.com/libarchive/libarchive/commit/39fc59391b7cf2a007bffce280c1e3e66674258f (v3.1.900a)
Fixed by: https://github.com/libarchive/libarchive/commit/01cfbca4fdae1492a8a09c001b61bbca46f869f2 (v3.1.900a)

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