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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2007-3644

archive_read_support_format_tar.c in libarchive before 2.2.4 allows user-assisted remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop) via (1) an end-of-file condition within a pax extension header or (2) a malformed pax extension header in an (a) PAX or a (b) TAR archive.
Publish Date : 2007-07-13 Last Update Date : 2012-10-29
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
4.3
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of Service
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
DSA-1455 libarchive1 -- denial of service oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8120 unix
DSA-1455-1 libarchive oval:org.mitre.oval:def:18768 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2007-3644

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Freebsd Libarchive 2.2.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Freebsd Libarchive 1

- References For CVE-2007-3644

http://secunia.com/advisories/28377
SECUNIA 28377
http://secunia.com/advisories/26355
SECUNIA 26355
http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=432924 CONFIRM
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2007_15_sr.html
SUSE SUSE-SR:2007:015
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1455
DEBIAN DSA-1455
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200708-03.xml
GENTOO GLSA-200708-03
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/35402
XF freebsd-libarchive-pax-dos(35402)
http://osvdb.org/38094
OSVDB 38094
http://osvdb.org/38093
OSVDB 38093
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1018379
SECTRACK 1018379
http://security.freebsd.org/advisories/FreeBSD-SA-07:05.libarchive.asc
FREEBSD FreeBSD-SA-07:05
http://people.freebsd.org/~kientzle/libarchive/ CONFIRM
http://secunia.com/advisories/26062
SECUNIA 26062
http://secunia.com/advisories/26050
SECUNIA 26050
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/2521
VUPEN ADV-2007-2521
http://security.freebsd.org/patches/SA-07:05/libarchive.patch
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/970849
CERT-VN VU#970849
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/24885
BID 24885 'libarchive' Multiple Remote Vulnerabilities Release Date:2008-03-24

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2007-3644

There are not any metasploit modules related to this vulnerability (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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