CVE Vulnerabilities

CVE-2015-9261

NULL Pointer Dereference

Published: Jul 26, 2018 | Modified: Oct 29, 2022
CVSS 3.x
5.5
MEDIUM
Source:
NVD
CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
CVSS 2.x
4.3 MEDIUM
AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
RedHat/V2
4 LOW
AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:P
RedHat/V3
Ubuntu
MEDIUM

huft_build in archival/libarchive/decompress_gunzip.c in BusyBox before 1.27.2 misuses a pointer, causing segfaults and an application crash during an unzip operation on a specially crafted ZIP file.

Weakness

A NULL pointer dereference occurs when the application dereferences a pointer that it expects to be valid, but is NULL, typically causing a crash or exit.

Affected Software

Name Vendor Start Version End Version
Busybox Busybox * 1.27.2 (excluding)
Busybox Ubuntu esm-infra/xenial *
Busybox Ubuntu precise/esm *
Busybox Ubuntu trusty *
Busybox Ubuntu trusty/esm *
Busybox Ubuntu upstream *
Busybox Ubuntu xenial *

Potential Mitigations

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