Upstream information

CVE-2015-8916 at MITRE

Description

bsdtar in libarchive before 3.2.0 returns a success code without filling the entry when the header is a "split file in multivolume RAR," which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and crash) via a crafted rar file.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Ignore

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 4.3 4.3
Vector AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network Network
Access Complexity Medium Medium
Authentication None None
Confidentiality Impact None None
Integrity Impact None None
Availability Impact Partial Partial
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 985694 [RESOLVED / WONTFIX]

No SUSE Security Announcements cross referenced.

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP3
  • libarchive13 >= 3.1.2-25.1
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP3 GA libarchive13
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3
  • libarchive13 >= 3.1.2-25.1
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 GA libarchive13
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP3
  • libarchive-devel >= 3.1.2-25.1
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP3 GA libarchive-devel
openSUSE Leap 42.3
  • bsdtar >= 3.1.2-19.3
  • libarchive-devel >= 3.1.2-19.3
  • libarchive13 >= 3.1.2-19.3
Patchnames:
openSUSE Leap 42.3 GA bsdtar


Status of this issue by product and package

Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated. Also information for service packs in the LTSS phase is only included for issues meeting the LTSS criteria. If in doubt, feel free to contact us for clarification.

Product(s) Source package State
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 GA libarchive Ignore
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP1 libarchive Ignore
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP2 libarchive Ignore
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 11 SP4 bsdtar Ignore
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 12 GA libarchive Ignore
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 12 SP1 libarchive Ignore
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 12 SP2 libarchive Ignore
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 LTSS bsdtar Ignore
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 LTSS bsdtar Ignore
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 bsdtar Ignore
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 GA libarchive Ignore
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 libarchive Ignore
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 libarchive Ignore
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 for Raspberry PI libarchive Ignore
SUSE Studio Onsite 1.3 bsdtar Ignore