Resource management error in Info-ZIP UnZip



Published: 2015-11-06 | Updated: 2020-08-03
Risk Medium
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2015-7697
CWE-ID CWE-399
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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Client/Desktop applications / Software for archiving

Vendor Info-ZIP

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one medium risk vulnerability.

1) Resource management error

EUVDB-ID: #VU33149

Risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2015-7697

CWE-ID: CWE-399 - Resource Management Errors

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote non-authenticated attacker to perform service disruption.

Info-ZIP UnZip 6.0 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop) via empty bzip2 data in a ZIP archive.

Mitigation

Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

UnZip: 6.0


CPE2.3 External links

http://sourceforge.net/p/infozip/patches/23/
http://www.debian.org/security/2015/dsa-3386
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/09/07/4
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/09/15/6
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/10/11/5
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/76863
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1034027
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2788-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2788-2

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