CVE-2012-1571

MEDIUM

Description

file before 5.11 and libmagic allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a crafted Composite Document File (CDF) file that triggers (1) an out-of-bounds read or (2) an invalid pointer dereference.

References

http://mx.gw.com/pipermail/file/2012/000914.html

http://www.debian.org/security/2012/dsa-2422

http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2012:035

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2123-1

https://github.com/glensc/file/commit/1859fdb4e67c49c463c4e0078054335cd46ba295

https://github.com/glensc/file/commit/1aec04dbf8a24b8a6ba64c4f74efa0628e36db0b

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2012-07-17

Updated: 2014-03-08

Type: CWE-119

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.3

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 8.6

Severity: MEDIUM