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CVE-2017-9438 Detail

Current Description

libyara/re.c in the regexp module in YARA 3.5.0 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (stack consumption) via a crafted rule (involving hex strings) that is mishandled in the _yr_re_emit function, a different vulnerability than CVE-2017-9304.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
https://github.com/VirusTotal/yara/commit/10e8bd3071677dd1fa76beeef4bc2fc427cea5e7 Patch
https://github.com/VirusTotal/yara/issues/674 Issue Tracking Patch

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-674 Uncontrolled Recursion NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.3

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:/a:virustotal:yara:3.5.0
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-9438
NVD Published Date:
06/05/2017
NVD Last Modified:
10/02/2019