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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2018-1000878

libarchive version commit 416694915449219d505531b1096384f3237dd6cc onwards (release v3.1.0 onwards) contains a CWE-416: Use After Free vulnerability in RAR decoder - libarchive/archive_read_support_format_rar.c that can result in Crash/DoS - it is unknown if RCE is possible. This attack appear to be exploitable via the victim must open a specially crafted RAR archive.
Publish Date : 2018-12-20 Last Update Date : 2019-11-06
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
6.8
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s)
CWE ID 416

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
RHSA-2019:2298: libarchive security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20192298 unix
RHSA-2019:3698: libarchive security and bug fix update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20193698 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2018-1000878

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 14.04 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 16.04 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 18.04 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 18.10 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Debian Debian Linux 8.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Debian Debian Linux 9.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Fedoraproject Fedora 28 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Fedoraproject Fedora 29 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS Fedoraproject Fedora 30 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Libarchive Libarchive * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 OS Opensuse Leap 15.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Desktop 7.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Server 7.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Workstation 7.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Canonical Ubuntu Linux 4
Debian Debian Linux 2
Fedoraproject Fedora 3
Libarchive Libarchive 1
Opensuse Leap 1
Redhat Enterprise Linux Desktop 1
Redhat Enterprise Linux Server 1
Redhat Enterprise Linux Workstation 1

- References For CVE-2018-1000878

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2019-04/msg00055.html
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2019:1196
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/CBOCC2M6YGPZA6US43YK4INPSJZZHRTG/
FEDORA FEDORA-2019-c595a93536
https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/libarchive/+bug/1794909
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/W645KCLWFDBDGFJHG57WOVXGE62QSIJI/
FEDORA FEDORA-2019-fbe83d0e32
https://github.com/libarchive/libarchive/pull/1105/commits/bfcfe6f04ed20db2504db8a254d1f40a1d84eb28
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/ZVXA7PHINVT6DFF6PRLTDTVTXKDLVHNF/
FEDORA FEDORA-2019-0233ec0ff3
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3859-1/
UBUNTU USN-3859-1
https://www.debian.org/security/2018/dsa-4360
DEBIAN DSA-4360
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/106324
BID 106324 Libarchive Multiple Denial Of Service Vulnerabilities Release Date:2018-12-20
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/12/msg00011.html
MLIST [debian-lts-announce] 20181221 [SECURITY] [DLA 1612-1] libarchive security update
https://github.com/libarchive/libarchive/pull/1105
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:2298
REDHAT RHSA-2019:2298
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:3698
REDHAT RHSA-2019:3698
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2019-12/msg00012.html
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2019:2615
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2019-12/msg00015.html
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2019:2632

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2018-1000878

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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