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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2015-8929

Memory leak in the __archive_read_get_extract function in archive_read_extract2.c in libarchive before 3.2.0 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service via a tar file.
Publish Date : 2016-09-20 Last Update Date : 2017-06-30
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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 ServiceOverflow
CWE ID 119

- Products Affected By CVE-2015-8929

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Libarchive Libarchive 3.1.901a Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Suse Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Suse Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Suse Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP1 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Libarchive Libarchive 1
Suse Linux Enterprise Desktop 1
Suse Linux Enterprise Server 1
Suse Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 1

- References For CVE-2015-8929

https://github.com/libarchive/libarchive/issues/517 CONFIRM
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/06/17/5
MLIST [oss-security] 20160617 Re: Many invalid memory access issues in libarchive
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/91340
BID 91340 libarchive 'archive_read_extract.c' Information Disclosure Vulnerability Release Date:2017-01-05
https://blog.fuzzing-project.org/47-Many-invalid-memory-access-issues-in-libarchive.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-07/msg00025.html
SUSE SUSE-SU-2016:1909
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201701-03
GENTOO GLSA-201701-03
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/06/17/2
MLIST [oss-security] 20160617 Many invalid memory access issues in libarchive

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2015-8929

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


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