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
Access Vector Local
Access 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]

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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Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated.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
HPE Helion OpenStack 8 libarchive In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP1 libarchive Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP2 libarchive Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP4 libarchive Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 12 SP4 libarchive Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 12 SP5 libarchive In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 libarchive Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 SP1 libarchive Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Development Tools 15 libarchive Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Development Tools 15 SP1 libarchive Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 LTSS bsdtar Not 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 BCL libarchive In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 LTSS libarchive Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 LTSS ERICSSON libarchive In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 LTSS SAP libarchive In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 BCL libarchive In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 ESPOS libarchive In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 LTSS libarchive In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP4 libarchive Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP4 ESPOS libarchive In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP4 LTSS libarchive In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP5 libarchive In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP2 libarchive Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP3 libarchive In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP4 libarchive In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP5 libarchive In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 libarchive Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP1 libarchive Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP4 libarchive Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP5 libarchive Already fixed
SUSE OpenStack Cloud 8 libarchive In progress
SUSE OpenStack Cloud 9 libarchive In progress
SUSE OpenStack Cloud Crowbar 8 libarchive In progress
SUSE OpenStack Cloud Crowbar 9 libarchive In progress