Out-of-bounds Write

Affecting gnutls28 package, versions <3.3.8-6+deb8u5

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Overview

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.

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CVSS Score

7.5
high severity
  • Attack Vector
    Network
  • Attack Complexity
    Low
  • Privileges Required
    None
  • User Interaction
    None
  • Scope
    Unchanged
  • Confidentiality
    None
  • Integrity
    None
  • Availability
    High
CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
CVE
CVE-2017-7869
CWE
CWE-787
Snyk ID
SNYK-DEBIAN8-GNUTLS28-340701
Disclosed
14 Apr, 2017
Published
14 Apr, 2017