CVE-2017-11423

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2017-07-18
CWE:
CWE-125
Bugzilla:
1472776: CVE-2017-11423 libmspack, clamav: Stack-based buffer over-read in cabd_read_string function

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The cabd_read_string function in mspack/cabd.c in libmspack 0.5alpha, as used in ClamAV 0.99.2 and other products, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (stack-based buffer over-read and application crash) via a crafted CAB file.

Find out more about CVE-2017-11423 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 5.5
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
Attack Vector Local
Attack Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction Required
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact High

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 libmspack Will not fix

Last Modified

CVE description copyright © 2017, The MITRE Corporation

Close

Welcome! Check out the Getting Started with Red Hat page for quick tours and guides for common tasks.