Bug 1541256 (CVE-2018-6484) - CVE-2018-6484 zziplib: Loading of misaligned memory address in zip.c:__zzip_fetch_disk_trailer can lead to a denial of service via crafted zip file
Summary: CVE-2018-6484 zziplib: Loading of misaligned memory address in zip.c:__zzip_f...
Alias: CVE-2018-6484
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 1541257 1541260 1545818
Blocks: 1541259
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2018-02-02 06:26 UTC by Sam Fowler
Modified: 2020-02-21 03:49 UTC (History)
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An unaligned memory access bug was found in the way ZZIPlib handled ZIP files. This flaw could potentially be used to crash the application using ZZIPlib by tricking the application into processing specially crafted ZIP files.
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Last Closed: 2020-02-21 03:49:32 UTC

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Description Sam Fowler 2018-02-02 06:26:49 UTC
In ZZIPlib 0.13.67, there is a memory alignment error and bus error in the __zzip_fetch_disk_trailer function of zzip/zip.c. Remote attackers could leverage this vulnerability to cause a denial of service via a crafted zip file.

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Comment 1 Sam Fowler 2018-02-02 06:27:11 UTC
Created zziplib tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1541257]

Comment 7 Product Security DevOps Team 2020-02-21 03:49:32 UTC
This bug is now closed. Further updates for individual products will be reflected on the CVE page(s):


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