Bug 1470070 - (CVE-2017-11124, CVE-2017-11125) CVE-2017-11125 CVE-2017-11124 xar: Multiple vulnerabilities
CVE-2017-11125 CVE-2017-11124 xar: Multiple vulnerabilities
Status: NEW
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Red Hat Product Security
impact=low,public=20170628,reported=2...
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Depends On: 1470073
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Reported: 2017-07-12 07:24 EDT by Andrej Nemec
Modified: 2017-07-12 07:28 EDT (History)
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Description Andrej Nemec 2017-07-12 07:24:01 EDT
It was found that libxar.so in xar 1.6.1 has a NULL pointer dereference in the xar_get_path function in util.c. A local attacker could cause the application to crash.

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https://blogs.gentoo.org/ago/2017/06/28/xar-null-pointer-dereference-in-xar_get_path-util-c/
Comment 1 Andrej Nemec 2017-07-12 07:27:08 EDT
It was found that libxar.so in xar 1.6.1 has a NULL pointer dereference in the xar_unserialize function in archive.c. A local attacker could cause the application to crash.

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https://blogs.gentoo.org/ago/2017/06/28/xar-null-pointer-dereference-in-xar_unserialize-archive-c/
Comment 2 Andrej Nemec 2017-07-12 07:28:07 EDT
Created xar tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1470073]

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