Upstream information

CVE-2007-3641 at MITRE

Description

archive_read_support_format_tar.c in libarchive before 2.2.4 does not properly compute the length of a certain buffer when processing a malformed pax extension header, which allows user-assisted remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted (1) PAX or (2) TAR archive that triggers a buffer overflow.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Ignore

This issue is currently rated as having critical severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 9.3
Vector AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Complete
Integrity Impact Complete
Availability Impact Complete
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 291358 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1
  • libarchive2 >= 2.5.5-5.19
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 GA libarchive2
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2
  • libarchive2 >= 2.5.5-5.19
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 GA libarchive2
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3
  • libarchive2 >= 2.5.5-5.19
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 GA libarchive2
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4
  • libarchive2 >= 2.5.5-5.19
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 GA libarchive2
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP4
  • libarchive-devel >= 2.5.5-5.19
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP4 GA libarchive-devel