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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2016-1541

Heap-based buffer overflow in the zip_read_mac_metadata function in archive_read_support_format_zip.c in libarchive before 3.2.0 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via crafted entry-size values in a ZIP archive.
Publish Date : 2016-05-07 Last Update Date : 2018-01-04
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
6.8
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
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) Execute CodeOverflow
CWE ID 20

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
RHSA-2016:1844: libarchive security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20161844 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-2016-1541

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Libarchive Libarchive 3.1.901a Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Libarchive Libarchive 1

- References For CVE-2016-1541

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201701-03
GENTOO GLSA-201701-03
https://github.com/libarchive/libarchive/issues/656 CONFIRM
http://www.slackware.com/security/viewer.php?l=slackware-security&y=2016&m=slackware-security.352685
SLACKWARE SSA:2016-145-01
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2981-1
UBUNTU USN-2981-1
https://github.com/libarchive/libarchive/commit/d0331e8e5b05b475f20b1f3101fe1ad772d7e7e7 CONFIRM
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2016-06/msg00003.html
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2016:1463
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/linuxbulletinjul2016-3090544.html CONFIRM
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/862384
CERT-VN VU#862384
http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3574
DEBIAN DSA-3574
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/89355
BID 89355 libarchive 'archive_read_support_format_zip.c' Heap Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2017-01-04
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2016-06/msg00090.html
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2016:1663
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-1844.html
REDHAT RHSA-2016:1844
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/bulletinjul2016-3090568.html CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2016-1541

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


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