Vulnerability CVE-2017-9669


Published: 2017-07-17   Modified: 2017-07-18

Description:
A heap overflow in apk (Alpine Linux's package manager) allows a remote attacker to cause a denial of service, or achieve code execution by crafting a malicious APKINDEX.tar.gz file.

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

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
6.8/10
6.4/10
8.6/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Medium
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Partial
Partial
Partial
Affected software
Alpinelinux -> Alpine linux 

 References:
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2017/06/25/2
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/99340
https://www.twistlock.com/2017/06/25/alpine-linux-vulnerability-discovery-code-execution-pt-1-2/

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