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CVE-2017-1000249 Detail

Current Description

An issue in file() was introduced in commit 9611f31313a93aa036389c5f3b15eea53510d4d1 (Oct 2016) lets an attacker overwrite a fixed 20 bytes stack buffer with a specially crafted .notes section in an ELF binary. This was fixed in commit 35c94dc6acc418f1ad7f6241a6680e5327495793 (Aug 2017).

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  09/11/2017      View Analysis Description

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-1000249
Original release date:
09/11/2017
Last revised:
11/07/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 3.0):
CVSS v3 Base Score:
5.5 Medium
Vector:
CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N (legend)
Impact Score:
3.6
Exploitability Score:
1.8
CVSS Version 3 Metrics:
Attack Vector (AV):
Local
Attack Complexity (AC):
Low
Privileges Required (PR):
Low
User Interaction (UI):
None
Scope (S):
Unchanged
Confidentiality (C):
None
Integrity (I):
High
Availability (A):
None
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
2.1 LOW
Vector:
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
2.9
Exploitability Subscore:
3.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Locally exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized modification

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-3965 External Source DEBIAN DSA-3965
https://github.com/file/file/commit/35c94dc6acc418f1ad7f6241a6680e5327495793 Patch; Third Party Advisory External Source CONFIRM https://github.com/file/file/commit/35c94dc6acc418f1ad7f6241a6680e5327495793
https://github.com/file/file/commit/9611f31313a93aa036389c5f3b15eea53510d4d Patch; Third Party Advisory External Source CONFIRM https://github.com/file/file/commit/9611f31313a93aa036389c5f3b15eea53510d4d
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201710-02 External Source GENTOO GLSA-201710-02

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.3

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:/a:file_project:file:5.29

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