CVE-2016-10209

NameCVE-2016-10209
DescriptionThe archive_wstring_append_from_mbs function in archive_string.c in libarchive 3.2.2 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and application crash) via a crafted archive 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)
ReferencesDLA-1006-1, DLA-1600-1, DSA-4360-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs859456

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
libarchive (PTS)jessie3.1.2-11+deb8u3vulnerable
jessie (security)3.1.2-11+deb8u7fixed
stretch (security), stretch3.2.2-2+deb9u1fixed
buster3.3.3-4fixed
bullseye, sid3.4.0-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
libarchivesource(unstable)3.2.2-3.1low859456
libarchivesourcejessie3.1.2-11+deb8u4mediumDLA-1600-1
libarchivesourcestretch3.2.2-2+deb9u1mediumDSA-4360-1
libarchivesourcewheezy3.0.4-3+wheezy6mediumDLA-1006-1

Notes

https://github.com/libarchive/libarchive/issues/842
Fixed by: https://github.com/libarchive/libarchive/commit/42a3408ac7df1e69bea9ea12b72e14f59f7400c0 (v3.3.0)

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