CVE-2019-17362 Detail

Current Description

In LibTomCrypt through 1.18.2, the der_decode_utf8_string function (in der_decode_utf8_string.c) does not properly detect certain invalid UTF-8 sequences. This allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds read and crash) or read information from other memory locations via carefully crafted DER-encoded data.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  9.1 CRITICAL
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2019-11/msg00020.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2019-11/msg00041.html
https://github.com/libtom/libtomcrypt/issues/507 Exploit  Third Party Advisory 
https://github.com/libtom/libtomcrypt/pull/508 Patch  Third Party Advisory 
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2019/10/msg00010.html Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
https://vuldb.com/?id.142995 Permissions Required 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-125 Out-of-bounds Read cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2019-17362
NVD Published Date:
10/08/2019
NVD Last Modified:
11/09/2019
Source:
MITRE