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computer vulnerability note CVE-2018-1000880

libarchive: infinite loop via _warc_read

Synthesis of the vulnerability

An attacker can trigger an infinite loop via _warc_read() of libarchive, in order to trigger a denial of service.
Impacted products: Debian, Fedora, openSUSE Leap, SLES, Ubuntu.
Severity of this bulletin: 1/4.
Consequences of an intrusion: denial of service on service, denial of service on client.
Hacker's origin: document.
Creation date: 28/12/2018.
Références of this threat: CVE-2018-1000880, DSA-4360-1, FEDORA-2019-0233ec0ff3, FEDORA-2019-c595a93536, openSUSE-SU-2019:1196-1, SUSE-SU-2019:0831-1, USN-3859-1, VIGILANCE-VUL-28119.

Description of the vulnerability

An attacker can trigger an infinite loop via _warc_read() of libarchive, in order to trigger a denial of service.
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