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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

NOTE: The following CVSS v3 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

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

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 gnutls Affected
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


External References

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