Upstream information

CVE-2016-7166 at MITRE

Description

libarchive before 3.2.0 does not limit the number of recursive decompressions, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption and application crash) via a crafted gzip file.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 4.3 7.1
Vector AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C
Access Vector Network Network
Access Complexity Medium Medium
Authentication None None
Confidentiality Impact None None
Integrity Impact None None
Availability Impact Partial Complete
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 5.5
Vector CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
Attack Vector Local
Attack Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction Required
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact High
CVSSv3 Version 3
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 998115 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

No SUSE Security Announcements cross referenced.


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Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated.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. The updates are grouped by state of their lifecycle. SUSE product lifecycles are documented on the lifecycle page.

Product(s) Source package State
Products under general support and receiving all security fixes.
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 12 SP5 libarchive Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP5 libarchive Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-LTSS libarchive Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP5 libarchive Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP5 libarchive Already fixed
Products under Long Term Service Pack support and receiving important and critical security fixes.
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 12 SP4 libarchive Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 libarchive Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP1 libarchive Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP1-ESPOS libarchive Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP1-LTSS libarchive Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15-ESPOS libarchive Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15-LTSS libarchive Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 SP1 libarchive Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Development Tools 15 SP1 libarchive Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2-BCL libarchive Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP4 libarchive Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP4-LTSS libarchive Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP1 libarchive Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP1-LTSS libarchive Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP4 libarchive Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 libarchive Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP1 libarchive Not affected
Products past their end of life and not receiving proactive updates anymore.
HPE Helion OpenStack 8 libarchive Affected
SUSE CaaS Platform 4.0 libarchive Not affected
SUSE Enterprise Storage 6 libarchive Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP4 bsdtar Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 libarchive Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP1 libarchive Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP2 libarchive Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP3 libarchive Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP4 libarchive Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 15 libarchive Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 15 SP1 libarchive Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 libarchive Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Development Tools 15 libarchive Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 bsdtar Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3-LTSS bsdtar Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 bsdtar Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 LTSS bsdtar Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4-LTSS bsdtar Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 libarchive Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 libarchive Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1-LTSS libarchive Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 libarchive Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2-ESPOS libarchive Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2-LTSS libarchive Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 libarchive Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3-BCL libarchive Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3-ESPOS libarchive Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3-LTSS libarchive Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP4-ESPOS libarchive Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 libarchive Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP1-BCL libarchive Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15-LTSS libarchive Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for Raspberry Pi 12 SP2 libarchive Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 11 SP4 bsdtar Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 libarchive Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP1 libarchive Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP2 libarchive Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP3 libarchive Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP4 bsdtar Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 libarchive Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP1 libarchive Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP2 libarchive Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP3 libarchive Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP4 libarchive Already fixed
SUSE Manager Proxy 4.0 libarchive Not affected
SUSE Manager Retail Branch Server 4.0 libarchive Not affected
SUSE Manager Server 4.0 libarchive Not affected
SUSE OpenStack Cloud 7 libarchive Affected
SUSE OpenStack Cloud 8 libarchive Affected
SUSE OpenStack Cloud 9 libarchive Affected
SUSE OpenStack Cloud Crowbar 8 libarchive Affected
SUSE OpenStack Cloud Crowbar 9 libarchive Affected


SUSE Timeline for this CVE

CVE page created: Thu Sep 8 20:18:55 2016
CVE page last modified: Fri Jan 20 13:08:11 2023