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CVE-2017-6437

Published: 15 March 2017

The base64encode function in base64.c in libimobiledevice libplist 1.12 allows local users to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds read) via a crafted plist file.

Priority

Negligible

CVSS 3 base score: 5.0

Status

Package Release Status
libplist
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
artful Not vulnerable
(1.12+git+1+e37ca00-0.3)
bionic Not vulnerable
(1.12+git+1+e37ca00-0.3)
cosmic Not vulnerable
(1.12+git+1+e37ca00-0.3)
precise Does not exist
(precise was needs-triage)
trusty Does not exist
(trusty was not-affected [code not present])
upstream
Released (1.12+git+1+e37ca00-0.2)
xenial Not vulnerable
(code not present)
yakkety Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
zesty Ignored
(reached end-of-life)

Notes

AuthorNote
ratliff
vanilla 1.12 does not suffer this issue, it was most likely introduced
during the post-1.12 refactoring of parse_bin_node

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