Bug 1422510 (CVE-2017-5976) - CVE-2017-5976 zziplib: heap-based buffer overflow in zzip_mem_entry_extra_block (memdisk.c)
Summary: CVE-2017-5976 zziplib: heap-based buffer overflow in zzip_mem_entry_extra_blo...
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Alias: CVE-2017-5976
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
low
low
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Keywords: Security
Depends On: 1422517
Blocks:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2017-02-15 12:51 UTC by Martin Prpič
Modified: 2019-06-08 21:48 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2017-02-15 12:55:07 UTC


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Description Martin Prpič 2017-02-15 12:51:17 UTC
A heap-based buffer overflow 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.

External References:

http://blogs.gentoo.org/ago/2017/02/09/zziplib-heap-based-buffer-overflow-in-zzip_mem_entry_extra_block-memdisk-c/

Comment 1 Martin Prpič 2017-02-15 12:53:48 UTC
Created zziplib tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1422517]


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