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 bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-554-1, DSA-3657-1
NVD severitymedium

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
libarchive (PTS)stretch (security), stretch3.2.2-2+deb9u2fixed
buster, buster (security)3.3.3-4+deb10u1fixed
bullseye, sid3.4.3-2fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
libarchivesourcewheezy3.0.4-3+wheezy2DLA-554-1
libarchivesourcejessie3.1.2-11+deb8u2DSA-3657-1
libarchivesource(unstable)3.2.0-2

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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