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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2015-8933

Integer overflow in the archive_read_format_tar_skip function in archive_read_support_format_tar.c in libarchive before 3.2.0 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a crafted tar file.
Publish Date : 2016-09-20 Last Update Date : 2017-11-03
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
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 190

- Products Affected By CVE-2015-8933

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 12.04 ~~lts~~~ Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 14.04 ~~lts~~~ Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 15.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 16.04 ~~lts~~~ Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Libarchive Libarchive 3.1.901a Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Suse Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Suse Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Suse Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP1 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Canonical Ubuntu Linux 4
Libarchive Libarchive 1
Suse Linux Enterprise Desktop 1
Suse Linux Enterprise Server 1
Suse Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 1

- References For CVE-2015-8933
MLIST [oss-security] 20160617 Re: Many invalid memory access issues in libarchive
BID 91421 Libarchive CVE-2015-8933 Local Denial of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2017-01-04
SUSE SUSE-SU-2016:1909
MLIST [oss-security] 20160617 Many invalid memory access issues in libarchive

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2015-8933

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