CVE-2017-14166

NameCVE-2017-14166
Descriptionlibarchive 3.3.2 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (xml_data heap-based buffer over-read and application crash) via a crafted xar archive, related to the mishandling of empty strings in the atol8 function in archive_read_support_format_xar.c.
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-1092-1, DLA-1600-1, DSA-4360-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs874539

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+deb8u6fixed
stretch3.2.2-2vulnerable
stretch (security)3.2.2-2+deb9u1fixed
buster, sid3.3.3-3fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
libarchivesource(unstable)3.2.2-3.1medium874539
libarchivesourcejessie3.1.2-11+deb8u4mediumDLA-1600-1
libarchivesourcestretch3.2.2-2+deb9u1mediumDSA-4360-1
libarchivesourcewheezy3.0.4-3+wheezy6+deb7u1mediumDLA-1092-1

Notes

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2017/09/06/5
https://github.com/libarchive/libarchive/commit/fa7438a0ff4033e4741c807394a9af6207940d71
https://github.com/libarchive/libarchive/issues/935

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