Public Date:
1347085: CVE-2016-6250 libarchive: Buffer overflow when writing large iso9660 containers
A vulnerability was found in libarchive. An attempt to create an ISO9660 volume with 2GB or 4GB filenames could cause the application to crash.

Find out more about CVE-2016-6250 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 4.3
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:H/Au:M/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity High
Authentication Multiple
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial

CVSS v3 metrics

CVSS3 Base Score 7.9
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:H/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:L
Attack Vector Network
Attack Complexity High
Privileges Required High
User Interaction None
Scope Changed
Confidentiality High
Integrity Impact High
Availability Impact Low

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (libarchive) RHSA-2016:1844 2016-09-12

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 libarchive Not affected
Last Modified