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CVE-2011-1778

Impact: Moderate
Public: 2010-12-30
Bugzilla: 705849: CVE-2010-4666 CVE-2011-1777 CVE-2011-1778 CVE-2011-1779 Libarchive multiple security issues

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Buffer overflow in libarchive through 2.8.5 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted TAR archive.

Find out more about CVE-2011-1778 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score: 5.1
Base Metrics: AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector: Network
Access Complexity: High
Authentication: None
Confidentiality Impact: Partial
Integrity Impact: Partial
Availability Impact: Partial

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Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (libarchive) RHSA-2011:1507 December 01, 2011

External References

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