CVE-2018-1000880

NameCVE-2018-1000880
Descriptionlibarchive version commit 9693801580c0cf7c70e862d305270a16b52826a7 onwards (release v3.2.0 onwards) contains a CWE-20: Improper Input Validation vulnerability in WARC parser - libarchive/archive_read_support_format_warc.c, _warc_read() that can result in DoS - quasi-infinite run time and disk usage from tiny file. This attack appear to be exploitable via the victim must open a specially crafted WARC file.
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ReferencesDSA-4360-1
Debian Bugs916960

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
libarchive (PTS)jessie3.1.2-11+deb8u3fixed
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)3.3.3-2916960
libarchivesourcejessie(not affected)
libarchivesourcestretch3.2.2-2+deb9u1DSA-4360-1

Notes

[jessie] - libarchive <not-affected> (Vulnerable code introduced later)
https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/libarchive/+bug/1794909
https://github.com/libarchive/libarchive/pull/1105
Introduced by: https://github.com/libarchive/libarchive/commit/9693801580c0cf7c70e862d305270a16b52826a7
Fixed by: https://github.com/libarchive/libarchive/commit/9c84b7426660c09c18cc349f6d70b5f8168b5680

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