Bug 1663892 (CVE-2018-1000880) - CVE-2018-1000880 libarchive: Improper input validation in WARC parser resulting in a denial of service
Summary: CVE-2018-1000880 libarchive: Improper input validation in WARC parser resulti...
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Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Alias: CVE-2018-1000880
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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low
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 1663893 1663894 1663895 1700751
Blocks: 1663897
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2019-01-07 09:38 UTC by Andrej Nemec
Modified: 2021-10-27 03:18 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2021-10-27 03:18:57 UTC


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Description Andrej Nemec 2019-01-07 09:38:03 UTC
It was found that WARC parser of libarchive improperly validates input. A crafted archive could cause the application to crash.

Upstream issue:

https://github.com/libarchive/libarchive/pull/1105

Upstream patch:

https://github.com/libarchive/libarchive/pull/1105/commits/021efa522ad729ff0f5806c4ce53e4a6cc1daa31

Comment 1 Andrej Nemec 2019-01-07 09:39:11 UTC
Created libarchive tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1663893]


Created libarchive3 tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: epel-6 [bug 1663895]


Created mingw-libarchive tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1663894]

Comment 4 Stefan Cornelius 2019-04-17 14:17:18 UTC
Statement:

This issue did not affect the versions of libarchive as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 and 7.


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