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CVE-2015-8979 Detail

Current Description

Stack-based buffer overflow in the parsePresentationContext function in storescp in DICOM dcmtk-3.6.0 and earlier allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (segmentation fault) via a long string sent to TCP port 4242.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Vector: AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 3.6
Exploitability Score: 3.9


Attack Vector (AV): Network
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): None
User Interaction (UI): None
Scope (S): Unchanged
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): High

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/140191/DCMTK-storescp-DICOM-storage-C-STORE-SCP-Remote-Stack-Buffer-Overflow.html Exploit Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3749 Third Party Advisory
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/12/18/2 Mailing List Patch Third Party Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/94951 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.zeroscience.mk/en/vulnerabilities/ZSL-2016-5384.php Exploit Technical Description Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1405919 Issue Tracking Patch Third Party Advisory VDB Entry

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer (CWE-119)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:8.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:dicom:dcmtk:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
3.6.0


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2015-8979
NVD Published Date:
02/15/2017
NVD Last Modified:
02/23/2017