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Bug 541500 (CVE-2015-2782)

Summary: <app-arch/arj-3.10.22-r5: buffer overflow write access initiated by a size read from a crafted archive (CVE-2015-2782)
Product: Gentoo Security Reporter: Agostino Sarubbo <ago>
Component: VulnerabilitiesAssignee: Gentoo Security <security>
Severity: normal CC: maintainer-needed, mjo
Priority: Normal    
Version: unspecified   
Hardware: All   
OS: Linux   
See Also:
Whiteboard: B2 [glsa cve]
Package list:
Runtime testing required: ---
Bug Depends on: 535708    
Bug Blocks:    

Description Agostino Sarubbo gentoo-dev 2015-02-27 08:25:37 UTC
From ${URL} :

It was reported [1] that ARJ crashes on a crafted ARJ file:

This is actually a security issue, as the invalid pointer in that
free is due to a buffer overflow write access initiated by a size
read from the processed archive.

@maintainer(s): after the bump, in case we need to stabilize the package, please let us know if it is ready for the stabilization or not.
Comment 1 GLSAMaker/CVETool Bot gentoo-dev 2015-06-21 00:12:12 UTC
CVE-2015-2782 (
  Buffer overflow in Open-source ARJ archiver 3.10.22 allows remote attackers
  to cause a denial of service (crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via
  a crafted ARJ archive.
Comment 2 Yury German Gentoo Infrastructure gentoo-dev Security 2015-12-31 04:57:10 UTC
We have 3.10.22-r5 in tree undergoing stabilization as part of Bug # 535708, is this vulnerability handled by the same build?
Comment 3 Michael Orlitzky gentoo-dev 2016-07-31 18:49:00 UTC
This is fixed in Debian's 3.10.22-13, which is the version used by our arj-3.10.22-r5 and later. So, I believe this is fixed in the tree already. The older versions are gone, too.
Comment 4 Thomas Deutschmann gentoo-dev Security 2016-11-28 01:05:52 UTC
Like said in comment #3 we already have a fixed version in tree which went stable via bug 535708. No vulnerable version left so all done.

New GLSA created.
Comment 5 GLSAMaker/CVETool Bot gentoo-dev 2016-12-06 03:50:51 UTC
This issue was resolved and addressed in
 GLSA 201612-15 at
by GLSA coordinator Aaron Bauman (b-man).