CVE-2017-5601

NameCVE-2017-5601
DescriptionAn error in the lha_read_file_header_1() function (archive_read_support_format_lha.c) in libarchive 3.2.2 allows remote attackers to trigger an out-of-bounds read memory access and subsequently cause a crash via a specially crafted archive.
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, DLA-810-1
NVD severitymedium
Debian Bugs853278

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+deb8u8fixed
stretch3.2.2-2+deb9u1fixed
stretch (security)3.2.2-2+deb9u2fixed
buster, buster (security)3.3.3-4+deb10u1fixed
bullseye, sid3.4.0-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
libarchivesource(unstable)3.2.1-6853278
libarchivesourcejessie3.1.2-11+deb8u4DLA-1600-1
libarchivesourcewheezy3.0.4-3+wheezy5+deb7u1DLA-810-1

Notes

Fixed by: https://github.com/libarchive/libarchive/commit/98dcbbf0bf4854bf987557e55e55fff7abbf3ea9
https://secunia.com/secunia_research/2017-3/

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