CVE-2017-1000249

LOW

Description

An issue in file() was introduced in commit 9611f31313a93aa036389c5f3b15eea53510d4d1 (Oct 2016) lets an attacker overwrite a fixed 20 bytes stack buffer with a specially crafted .notes section in an ELF binary. This was fixed in commit 35c94dc6acc418f1ad7f6241a6680e5327495793 (Aug 2017).

References

http://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-3965

https://github.com/file/file/commit/35c94dc6acc418f1ad7f6241a6680e5327495793

https://github.com/file/file/commit/9611f31313a93aa036389c5f3b15eea53510d4d

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201710-02

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2017-09-11

Updated: 2017-11-08

Type: CWE-119

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 2.1

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

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: LOW

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 5.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N

Impact Score: 3.6

Exploitability Score: 1.8

Severity: MEDIUM