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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
Description Last Modified:  09/11/2017
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.5 MEDIUM
Vector: AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 3.6
Exploitability Score: 1.8


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 v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 2.1 LOW
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized modification

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-3965
https://github.com/file/file/commit/35c94dc6acc418f1ad7f6241a6680e5327495793 Patch Third Party Advisory
https://github.com/file/file/commit/9611f31313a93aa036389c5f3b15eea53510d4d Patch Third Party Advisory
https://security.gentoo.org/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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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-1000249
NVD Published Date:
09/11/2017
NVD Last Modified:
11/07/2017