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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2010-2801

Original release date: 08/09/2010
Last revised: 08/09/2010


Integer signedness error in the Quantum decompressor in cabextract before 1.3, when archive test mode is used, allows user-assisted remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted Quantum archive in a .cab file, related to the libmspack library.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 5.1 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 4.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable; Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity: High
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20100802 CVE Request [two ids] -- cabextract -- 1, Infinite loop in MS-ZIP and Quantum decoders (minor) 2, Integer wrap-around (crash) by processing certain *.cab files in test archive mode
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-2087
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.cabextract.org.uk/#changes
Type: Patch Information
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=329891
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20100802 Re: CVE Request [two ids] -- cabextract -- 1, Infinite loop in MS-ZIP and Quantum decoders (minor) 2, Integer wrap-around (crash) by processing certain *.cab files in test archive mode
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=620454
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2010-1997
Type: Advisory
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://libmspack.svn.sourceforge.net/viewvc/libmspack/libmspack/trunk/mspack/qtmd.c?r1=114&r2=113
Type: Patch Information
External Source: BID
Name: 42173
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2010-1903
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: XF
Name: cabextract-archive-code-execution(60891)
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://libmspack.svn.sourceforge.net/viewvc/libmspack?view=revision&revision=118
Type: Patch Information

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