CVE-2016-3189

Affecting bzip2 package, versions <1.0.6-r5

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NVD Description

Note: Versions mentioned in the description apply to the upstream bzip2 package. See Remediation section below for Alpine:3.8 relevant versions.

Use-after-free vulnerability in bzip2recover in bzip2 1.0.6 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a crafted bzip2 file, related to block ends set to before the start of the block.

Remediation

Upgrade Alpine:3.8 bzip2 to version 1.0.6-r5 or higher.

References

CVSS Score

6.5
medium severity
  • Attack Vector
    Network
  • Attack Complexity
    Low
  • Privileges Required
    None
  • User Interaction
    Required
  • Scope
    Unchanged
  • Confidentiality
    None
  • Integrity
    None
  • Availability
    High
CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
CVE
CVE-2016-3189
Snyk ID
SNYK-ALPINE38-BZIP2-284279
Disclosed
30 Jun, 2016
Published
30 Jun, 2016