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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2016-4302

Heap-based buffer overflow in the parse_codes function in archive_read_support_format_rar.c in libarchive before 3.2.1 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a RAR file with a zero-sized dictionary.
Publish Date : 2016-09-21 Last Update Date : 2017-11-03
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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 119

- 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-2016-4302

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Libarchive Libarchive 3.2.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Desktop 7.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Hpc Node 7.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Hpc Node Eus 7.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Server 7.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Server Aus 7.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Server Eus 7.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Workstation 7.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Libarchive Libarchive 1
Redhat Enterprise Linux Desktop 1
Redhat Enterprise Linux Hpc Node 1
Redhat Enterprise Linux Hpc Node Eus 1
Redhat Enterprise Linux Server 1
Redhat Enterprise Linux Server Aus 1
Redhat Enterprise Linux Server Eus 1
Redhat Enterprise Linux Workstation 1

- References For CVE-2016-4302

http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3657
DEBIAN DSA-3657
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/bulletinjul2016-3090568.html CONFIRM
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/linuxbulletinjul2016-3090544.html CONFIRM
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/91331
BID 91331 Libarchive CVE-2016-4302 Local Heap Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2017-01-04
http://www.talosintel.com/reports/TALOS-2016-0154/
https://github.com/libarchive/libarchive/issues/719 CONFIRM
http://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=1348444 CONFIRM
https://github.com/libarchive/libarchive/commit/05caadc7eedbef471ac9610809ba683f0c698700 CONFIRM
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-1844.html
REDHAT RHSA-2016:1844
http://blog.talosintel.com/2016/06/the-poisoned-archives.html
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201701-03
GENTOO GLSA-201701-03

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2016-4302

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


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