CVE-2017-7869

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2017-04-14
CWE:
CWE-787
Bugzilla:
1443033: CVE-2017-7869 gnutls: Out-of-bounds write related to the cdk_pkt_read function (GNUTLS-SA-2017-3)

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

GnuTLS before 2017-02-20 has an out-of-bounds write caused by an integer overflow and heap-based buffer overflow related to the cdk_pkt_read function in opencdk/read-packet.c. This issue (which is a subset of the vendor's GNUTLS-SA-2017-3 report) is fixed in 3.5.10.

Find out more about CVE-2017-7869 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v3 metrics

CVSS3 Base Score 8.1
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Attack Vector Network
Attack Complexity High
Privileges Required None
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality High
Integrity Impact High
Availability Impact High

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (gnutls) RHSA-2017:2292 2017-08-01

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 gnutls Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 gnutls Will not fix
RHEV-M for Servers mingw-virt-viewer Will not fix

Mitigation

External References

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