Vulnerability CVE-2017-15602


Published: 2017-10-18   Modified: 2017-10-19

Description:
In GNU Libextractor 1.4, there is an integer signedness error for the chunk size in the EXTRACTOR_nsfe_extract_method function in plugins/nsfe_extractor.c, leading to an infinite loop for a crafted size.

Type:

CWE-835

(Loop with Unreachable Exit Condition ('Infinite Loop'))

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
GNU -> Libextractor 

 References:
http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/bug-libextractor/2017-10/msg00005.html
https://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/libextractor/libextractor-1.6.tar.gz
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2017/12/msg00000.html

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