CVE-2017-5978

NameCVE-2017-5978
DescriptionThe zzip_mem_entry_new function in memdisk.c in zziplib 0.13.62 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds read and crash) via a crafted ZIP file.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-994-1, DSA-3878-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs854727

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
zziplib (PTS)wheezy0.13.56-1.1vulnerable
wheezy (security)0.13.56-1.1+deb7u1fixed
jessie (security), jessie0.13.62-3+deb8u1fixed
stretch, buster, sid0.13.62-3.1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
zziplibsource(unstable)0.13.62-3.1medium854727
zziplibsourcejessie0.13.62-3+deb8u1mediumDSA-3878-1
zziplibsourcewheezy0.13.56-1.1+deb7u1mediumDLA-994-1

Notes

http://blogs.gentoo.org/ago/2017/02/09/zziplib-out-of-bounds-read-in-zzip_mem_entry_new-memdisk-c/

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