Vulnerability CVE-2016-7544


Published: 2017-01-30   Modified: 2017-01-31

Description:
Crypto++ 5.6.4 incorrectly uses Microsoft's stack-based _malloca and _freea functions. The library will request a block of memory to align a table in memory. If the table is later reallocated, then the wrong pointer could be freed.

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

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
5/10
2.9/10
10/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Low
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
None
None
Partial
Affected software
Cryptopp -> Crypto++ 

 References:
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/09/23/5
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/09/23/9
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/93164
https://github.com/weidai11/cryptopp/issues/302
https://www.cryptopp.com/release565.html

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