Bug 1537769 (CVE-2018-5786) - CVE-2018-5786 lrzip: infinite loop in the get_fileinfo function in lrzip.c
Summary: CVE-2018-5786 lrzip: infinite loop in the get_fileinfo function in lrzip.c
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Status: CLOSED UPSTREAM
Alias: CVE-2018-5786
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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low
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Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 1537770 1537771
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TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2018-01-23 20:10 UTC by Laura Pardo
Modified: 2019-09-29 14:30 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2019-06-08 03:38:06 UTC


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Description Laura Pardo 2018-01-23 20:10:04 UTC
A flaw was found in Long Range Zip (aka lrzip) 0.631, there is an infinite loop and application hang in the get_fileinfo function (lrzip.c). Remote attackers could leverage this vulnerability to cause a denial of service via a crafted lrz file.

Reference:
https://github.com/ckolivas/lrzip/issues/91

Comment 1 Laura Pardo 2018-01-23 20:11:02 UTC
Created lrzip tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: epel-all [bug 1537770]
Affects: fedora-26 [bug 1537771]

Comment 2 Product Security DevOps Team 2019-06-08 03:38:06 UTC
This CVE Bugzilla entry is for community support informational purposes only as it does not affect a package in a commercially supported Red Hat product. Refer to the dependent bugs for status of those individual community products.


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