An exploitable memory corruption vulnerability exists in the RSRC segment parsing functionality of LabVIEW 2017, LabVIEW 2016, LabVIEW 2015, and LabVIEW 2014. A specially crafted Virtual Instrument (VI) file can cause an attacker controlled looping condition resulting in an arbitrary null write. An attacker controlled VI file can be used to trigger this vulnerability and can potentially result in code execution.
Published 2017-09-05 18:29:00
Updated 2022-04-19 19:15:20
Source Talos
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Vulnerability category: Memory Corruption

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2017-2779

0.39%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 70 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2017-2779

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
6.8
MEDIUM AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
8.6
6.4
NIST
7.8
HIGH CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
1.8
5.9
NIST
7.5
HIGH CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
1.6
5.9
Talos

CWE ids for CVE-2017-2779

  • The product writes data past the end, or before the beginning, of the intended buffer.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2017-2779

Products affected by CVE-2017-2779

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