CVE-2017-6414 Detail

Current Description

Memory leak in the vcard_apdu_new function in card_7816.c in libcacard before 2.5.3 allows local guest OS users to cause a denial of service (host memory consumption) via vectors related to allocating a new APDU object.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  6.5 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:N/I:N/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2017/03/01/11 Mailing List  Patch  Third Party Advisory 
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/96541 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:2408 Third Party Advisory 
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1427833 Issue Tracking  Patch  Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
https://cgit.freedesktop.org/spice/libcacard/commit/?id=9113dc6a303604a2d9812ac70c17d076ef11886c Patch  Third Party Advisory 
https://cgit.freedesktop.org/spice/libcacard/tree/NEWS?id=aaa5251791bf0b1640afcba77a7d79ea23c42d53 Release Notes  Third Party Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-772 Missing Release of Resource after Effective Lifetime cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-6414
NVD Published Date:
03/15/2017
NVD Last Modified:
05/20/2020
Source:
MITRE