CVE-2017-10790

MEDIUM

Description

The _asn1_check_identifier function in GNU Libtasn1 through 4.12 causes a NULL pointer dereference and crash when reading crafted input that triggers assignment of a NULL value within an asn1_node structure. It may lead to a remote denial of service attack.

References

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1464141

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201710-11

https://usn.ubuntu.com/3547-1/

https://www.debian.org/security/2018/dsa-4106

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2017-07-02

Updated: 2018-03-16

Type: CWE-476

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

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

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 10

Severity: MEDIUM

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.5

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

Impact Score: 3.6

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: HIGH