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CVE-2016-4809

Description

The archive_read_format_cpio_read_header function in archive_read_support_format_cpio.c in libarchive before 3.2.1 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a CPIO archive with a large symlink.

Priority: MEDIUM
CVSS v3: 7.5
Publish Date: Sep 21, 2016
Related ID: --
CVSS v2: High
Modified Date: Sep 28, 2016

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