CVE-2016-9296

2016-11-12T02:59:00
ID CVE-2016-9296
Type cve
Reporter cve@mitre.org
Modified 2016-11-29T18:03:00

Description

A null pointer dereference bug affects the 16.02 and many old versions of p7zip. A lack of null pointer check for the variable folders.PackPositions in function CInArchive::ReadAndDecodePackedStreams in CPP/7zip/Archive/7z/7zIn.cpp, as used in the 7z.so library and in 7z applications, will cause a crash and a denial of service when decoding malformed 7z files.