Vulnerability CVE-2013-4385


Published: 2013-10-09   Modified: 2017-06-30

Description:
Buffer overflow in the "read-string!" procedure in the "extras" unit in CHICKEN stable before 4.8.0.5 and development snapshots before 4.8.3 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory corruption and application crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a "#f" value in the NUM argument.

See advisories in our WLB2 database:
Topic
Author
Date
High
CHICKEN Scheme Buffer overrun vulnerability
Peter Bex
27.09.2013

Type:

CWE-119

(Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer)

Vendor: Call-cc
Product: Chicken 
Version:
4.8.1
4.8.0.4
4.8.0.3
4.8.0.2
4.8.0.1
4.8.0
4.7.4
4.7.3
4.7.2
4.7.0.6
4.7.0
4.6.7
4.6.6
4.6.5
4.6.3
4.6.2
4.6.1
4.6.0
4.5.7
4.5.6
4.5.5
4.5.2
4.5.0
4.4.6
4.4.5
4.4.4
4.4.3
4.4.0
4.3.7
4.3.6
4.3.5
4.3.4
4.3.3
4.3.0
4.2.0
4.1.0
4.0.0
3.4.0
3.3.0
3.2.0
3.1.0
3.0.0

CVSS2 => (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
7.5/10
6.4/10
10/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Low
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Partial
Partial
Partial

 References:
http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/chicken-announce/2013-10/msg00000.html
http://lists.nongnu.org/archive/html/chicken-announce/2013-09/msg00000.html
http://lists.nongnu.org/archive/html/chicken-announce/2013-09/msg00001.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/62690
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201612-54

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