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CVE-2017-6439

Published: 15 March 2017

Heap-based buffer overflow in the parse_string_node function in bplist.c in libimobiledevice libplist 1.12 allows local users to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds write) via a crafted plist file.

Notes

AuthorNote
ratliff
same fix as for CVE-2017-6436
likely introduced during post-1.12 refactoring of parse_bin_node()
reproducer doesn't exhibit failure in 1.12

Priority

Low

CVSS 3 base score: 5.0

Status

Package Release Status
libplist
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
precise Not vulnerable

trusty Does not exist
(trusty was not-affected)
upstream
Released (1.12+git+1+e37ca00-0.1)
xenial Not vulnerable

yakkety Not vulnerable