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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2018-1000879

libarchive version commit 379867ecb330b3a952fb7bfa7bffb7bbd5547205 onwards (release v3.3.0 onwards) contains a CWE-476: NULL Pointer Dereference vulnerability in ACL parser - libarchive/archive_acl.c, archive_acl_from_text_l() that can result in Crash/DoS. This attack appear to be exploitable via the victim must open a specially crafted archive file.
Publish Date : 2018-12-20 Last Update Date : 2019-04-12
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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)
CWE ID 476

- Products Affected By CVE-2018-1000879

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Fedoraproject Fedora 29 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Libarchive Libarchive 3.3.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Libarchive Libarchive 3.3.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Libarchive Libarchive 3.3.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Libarchive Libarchive 3.3.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Fedoraproject Fedora 1
Libarchive Libarchive 4

- References For CVE-2018-1000879[email protected]/message/W645KCLWFDBDGFJHG57WOVXGE62QSIJI/
FEDORA FEDORA-2019-fbe83d0e32[email protected]/message/ZVXA7PHINVT6DFF6PRLTDTVTXKDLVHNF/
FEDORA FEDORA-2019-0233ec0ff3[email protected]/message/CBOCC2M6YGPZA6US43YK4INPSJZZHRTG/
FEDORA FEDORA-2019-c595a93536
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2019:1196
BID 106324 Libarchive Multiple Denial Of Service Vulnerabilities Release Date:2018-12-20

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2018-1000879

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