This security bulletin contains one medium risk vulnerability.
Exploit availability: NoDescription
The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.
The vulnerability exists due to insufficient validation of user-supplied input in the zi_short() function in zipinfo.c when processing a large compression method value in the central directory file header. A remote attacker can pass a specially crafted array to the application and trigger denial of service (DoS) condition.
Cybersecurity Help is currently unaware of any official solution to address this vulnerability.Vulnerable software versions
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