Bug 1542333 (CVE-2018-1056) - CVE-2018-1056 advancecomp: Heap buffer overflow in zip.cc:zip_entry::load_cent() allows for denial of service or unspecified impact via crafted ZIP file
Summary: CVE-2018-1056 advancecomp: Heap buffer overflow in zip.cc:zip_entry::load_cen...
Alias: CVE-2018-1056
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
QA Contact:
Depends On: 1542334 1543104 1543105 1548327
Blocks: 1542335
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2018-02-06 06:08 UTC by Sam Fowler
Modified: 2021-10-21 19:54 UTC (History)
23 users (show)

Fixed In Version: advancecomp 2.1-2018/02
Doc Type: If docs needed, set a value
Doc Text:
An out-of-bounds heap buffer read flaw was found in the way advancecomp handled processing of ZIP files. An attacker could potentially use this flaw to crash the advzip utility by tricking it into processing crafted ZIP files.
Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2021-10-21 19:54:15 UTC

Attachments (Terms of Use)

Description Sam Fowler 2018-02-06 06:08:38 UTC
A heap buffer overflow in advancecomp through version 2.0 can allow an attacker to cause a denial of service (DoS) via a crafted ZIP file.

External References:


Comment 1 Sam Fowler 2018-02-06 06:09:06 UTC
Created advancecomp tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1542334]

Comment 2 Joshua Padman 2018-02-06 10:53:03 UTC
Red Hat OpenStack 6 will be unsupported from the 17th February 2018. This package is shipped to support the installation of Red Hat OpenStack Platform 6 and should not be used. This vulnerability will not be fixed in Red Hat OpenStack Platform 6.

Comment 4 Kurt Seifried 2018-02-07 17:58:14 UTC

This issue affects the versions of advancecomp as shipped with Red Hat Satellite 6. Red Hat Product Security has rated this issue as having Low security impact. A future update may address this issue. For additional information, refer to the Issue Severity Classification: https://access.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/.

Comment 5 Salvatore Bonaccorso 2018-02-11 20:28:53 UTC
The issue has been forwarded upstream to https://sourceforge.net/p/advancemame/bugs/259/

Note You need to log in before you can comment on or make changes to this bug.