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CVE-2017-6891 Detail

Current Description

Two errors in the "asn1_find_node()" function (lib/parser_aux.c) within GnuTLS libtasn1 version 4.10 can be exploited to cause a stacked-based buffer overflow by tricking a user into processing a specially crafted assignments file via the e.g. asn1Coding utility.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 8.8 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.savannah.gnu.org/gitweb/?p=libtasn1.git;a=commit;h=5520704d075802df25ce4ffccc010ba1641bd484 Patch Vendor Advisory
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2019-06/msg00018.html
http://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-3861
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/98641
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1038619
https://secuniaresearch.flexerasoftware.com/advisories/76125/ Permissions Required
https://secuniaresearch.flexerasoftware.com/secunia_research/2017-11/ Patch Third Party Advisory
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201710-11

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:gnu:gnutls_libtasn1:4.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-6891
NVD Published Date:
05/22/2017
NVD Last Modified:
06/05/2019