CVE-2017-1000249

Public on 2017-10-03
Modified on 2017-10-03
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).
Severity
Important
CVSS v3 Base Score
7.5
See breakdown

Affected Packages

Platform Package Release Date Advisory
Amazon Linux 1 file 2017-10-03 11:00 ALAS-2017-900

CVSS Scores

Score Type Score Vector
Amazon Linux CVSSv3 7.5 CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
NVD CVSSv2 2.1 AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N
NVD CVSSv3 5.5 CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N