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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2014-3776

Buffer overflow in the "read-u8vector!" procedure in the srfi-4 unit in CHICKEN stable and development snapshots before 4.9.1 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.
Publish Date : 2014-05-20 Last Update Date : 2017-06-30
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of ServiceExecute CodeOverflowMemory corruption
CWE ID 119

- Products Affected By CVE-2014-3776

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Call-cc Chicken Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Call-cc Chicken 4.9.0 ~~~~~development Snapshot Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Call-cc Chicken 2

- References For CVE-2014-3776
GENTOO GLSA-201612-54
MLIST [oss-security] 20140519 Re: CVE request for buffer overrun in CHICKEN Scheme
BID 67468 CHICKEN 'read-u8vector!' Procedure Remote Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2017-01-03
MLIST [Chicken-hackers] 20140517 [PATCH] Bound read-u8vector! to dest vector's size when no length is given;a=commit;h=1d06ce7e21c7e903ca5dca11fda6fcf2cc52de5e CONFIRM
MLIST [oss-security] 20140518 CVE request for buffer overrun in CHICKEN Scheme CONFIRM
MLIST [chicken-announce] 20140518 [SECURITY] Buffer-overrun in some uses of read-u8vect

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2014-3776

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