Buffer overflow in Info-ZIP UnZip



Published: 2017-01-18 | Updated: 2020-08-03
Risk Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2014-9913
CWE-ID CWE-119
Exploitation vector Local
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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UnZip
Client/Desktop applications / Software for archiving

Vendor Info-ZIP

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one low risk vulnerability.

1) Buffer overflow

EUVDB-ID: #VU33147

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2014-9913

CWE-ID: CWE-119 - Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer

Exploit availability: No

Description

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

Buffer overflow in the list_files function in list.c in Info-Zip UnZip 6.0 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via vectors related to the compression method.

Mitigation

Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

UnZip: 6.0


CPE2.3 External links

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2014/11/03/5
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/12/05/13
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/12/05/19
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/12/05/20
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/95081
http://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/unzip/+bug/1643750

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