CVE-2017-14502

NameCVE-2017-14502
Descriptionread_header in archive_read_support_format_rar.c in libarchive 3.3.2 suffers from an off-by-one error for UTF-16 names in RAR archives, leading to an out-of-bounds read in archive_read_format_rar_read_header.
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-1600-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs875974

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+deb8u5fixed
stretch3.2.2-2vulnerable
buster, sid3.3.3-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
libarchivesource(unstable)3.2.2-4.1medium875974
libarchivesourcejessie3.1.2-11+deb8u4mediumDLA-1600-1

Notes

[stretch] - libarchive <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[wheezy] - libarchive <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
https://github.com/libarchive/libarchive/commit/5562545b5562f6d12a4ef991fae158bf4ccf92b6
https://bugs.chromium.org/p/oss-fuzz/issues/detail?id=573

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