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CVE-2017-17821 Detail

Current Description

WTF/wtf/FastBitVector.h in WebKit, as distributed in Safari Technology Preview Release 46, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (buffer overflow) or possibly have unspecified other impact because it calls the FastBitVectorWordOwner::resizeSlow function (in WTF/wtf/FastBitVector.cpp) for a purpose other than initializing a bitvector size, and resizeSlow mishandles cases where the old array length is greater than the new array length.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 9.8 CRITICAL
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=181020 Permissions Required
https://github.com/dwfault/PoCs/blob/master/WebKit%20Misuse%20of%20WTF:wtf:FastBitVector%20result%20in%20potential%20BOF/WebKit%20Misuse%20of%20WTF:wtf:FastBitVector%20result%20in%20potential%20BOF.md Third Party Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-119 Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:apple:safari:46:*:*:*:technology_preview:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-17821
NVD Published Date:
12/20/2017
NVD Last Modified:
01/10/2018