An out-of-bounds read due to incorrect sign extension was found in
libarchive. A specially crafted ZIP file could cause libarchive to
crash. A few bytes of heap memory within a 256-byte region could
potentially be exposed.
libarchive-2.8 does not include support for "Info-Zip Unix extra field
(type 3)", where this flaw was found, and is thus unaffected.
Created libarchive tracking bugs for this issue:
Affects: fedora-all [bug 1352776]
This issue has been addressed in the following products:
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
Via RHSA-2016:1844 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-1844.html