Bug 1422513 (CVE-2017-5978)

Summary: CVE-2017-5978 zziplib: out of bounds read in zzip_mem_entry_new (memdisk.c)
Product: [Other] Security Response Reporter: Martin Prpič <mprpic>
Component: vulnerabilityAssignee: Red Hat Product Security <security-response-team>
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Version: unspecifiedCC: abokovoy, jamartis, matthias
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Description Martin Prpič 2017-02-15 12:51:52 UTC
An out of bounds read flaw was discovered in zziplib, a lightweight library for extracting data from ZIP files. An application using zziplib to process could crash when processing a malformed ZIP archive.

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

Comment 1 Martin Prpič 2017-02-15 12:54:03 UTC
Created zziplib tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1422517]