DescriptionAn issue was discovered in ZZIPlib 0.13.68. There is a bus error caused by the __zzip_parse_root_directory function of zip.c. Attackers could leverage this vulnerability to cause a denial of service via a crafted zip file.
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)
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs913165

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
zziplib (PTS)jessie (security), jessie0.13.62-3+deb8u1vulnerable
buster, sid, stretch0.13.62-3.1vulnerable

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs


[stretch] - zziplib <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[jessie] - zziplib <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[wheezy] - zziplib <no-dsa> (Minor issue)

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