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CVE-2017-8289 Detail

Current Description

Stack-based buffer overflow in the ipv6_addr_from_str function in sys/net/network_layer/ipv6/addr/ipv6_addr_from_str.c in RIOT prior to 2017-04-25 allows local attackers, and potentially remote attackers, to cause a denial of service or possibly have unspecified other impact via a malformed IPv6 address.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 9.8 CRITICAL
Vector: AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 5.9
Exploitability Score: 3.9


Attack Vector (AV): Network
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): None
User Interaction (UI): None
Scope (S): Unchanged
Confidentiality (C): High
Integrity (I): High
Availability (A): High

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Insufficient_Info
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
https://github.com/RIOT-OS/RIOT/issues/6840 Issue Tracking Patch Third Party Advisory
https://github.com/RIOT-OS/RIOT/pull/6961 Issue Tracking Patch Third Party Advisory
https://github.com/RIOT-OS/RIOT/pull/6962 Issue Tracking Patch

Technical Details

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Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:riot_project:riot:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
2017.01


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-8289
NVD Published Date:
04/26/2017
NVD Last Modified:
05/10/2017