The parse_data_node function in bplist.c in libimobiledevice libplist 1.12 allows local users to cause a denial of service (memory allocation error) via a crafted plist file.
Published 2017-03-15 14:59:01
Updated 2019-10-03 00:03:26
Source MITRE
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Vulnerability category: OverflowMemory CorruptionInput validationDenial of service

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2017-6440

0.04%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 6 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2017-6440

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
1.9
LOW AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
3.4
2.9
NIST
5.0
MEDIUM CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
1.3
3.6
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2017-6440

  • The product receives input or data, but it does not validate or incorrectly validates that the input has the properties that are required to process the data safely and correctly.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)
  • The product performs a calculation that can produce an integer overflow or wraparound, when the logic assumes that the resulting value will always be larger than the original value. This can introduce other weaknesses when the calculation is used for resource management or execution control.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)
  • The product writes data past the end, or before the beginning, of the intended buffer.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2017-6440

Products affected by CVE-2017-6440

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