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vulnerability note CVE-2019-1000019

libarchive: out-of-bounds memory reading via 7zip header_bytes

Synthesis of the vulnerability

An attacker can force a read at an invalid address via 7zip header_bytes() of libarchive, in order to trigger a denial of service, or to obtain sensitive information.
Vulnerable products: Debian, Ubuntu.
Severity of this weakness: 2/4.
Consequences of an attack: data reading, denial of service on service, denial of service on client.
Hacker's origin: document.
Creation date: 08/02/2019.
Références of this bulletin: CVE-2019-1000019, DLA-1668-1, USN-3884-1, VIGILANCE-VUL-28464.

Description of the vulnerability

An attacker can force a read at an invalid address via 7zip header_bytes() of li...
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