CVE-2016-9844

Priority
Description
Buffer overflow in the zi_short function in zipinfo.c in Info-Zip UnZip 6.0
allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a large
compression method value in the central directory file header.
Notes
 tyhicks> In Ubuntu, this is reduced to a DoS thanks to zipinfo being built
  with -D_FORTIFY_SOURCE=2
 tyhicks> See LP: #1643750 for a reproducer
Package
Source: unzip (LP Ubuntu Debian)
Upstream:released (6.0-21)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):needed
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):needed
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):needed
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):not-affected (6.0-21ubuntu1)
Ubuntu 18.10 (Cosmic Cuttlefish):not-affected
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):not-affected
More Information

Updated: 2019-01-14 21:22:05 UTC (commit 51f9b73af244ba86b9321e46e526586c25a8e060)