CVE-2016-9036

NameCVE-2016-9036
DescriptionAn exploitable incorrect return value vulnerability exists in the mp_check function of Tarantool's Msgpuck library 1.0.3. A specially crafted packet can cause the mp_check function to incorrectly return success when trying to check if decoding a map16 packet will read outside the bounds of a buffer, resulting in a denial of service vulnerability.
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NVD severitymedium
Debian Bugs849212

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
msgpuck (PTS)buster, bullseye, stretch, sid1.0.3-1.1fixed
tarantool (PTS)jessie1.5.2.20.g5f5d924-2fixed
stretch1.7.2.385.g952d79e-1fixed
buster, bullseye, sid1.9.1.26.g63eb81e3c-1.1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
msgpucksource(unstable)1.0.3-1.1849212
tarantoolsource(unstable)1.7.2.385.g952d79e-1
tarantoolsourcejessie(not affected)
tarantoolsourcewheezy(not affected)

Notes

https://github.com/rtsisyk/msgpuck/issues/12
[jessie] - tarantool <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present)
[wheezy] - tarantool <not-affected> (Not vulnerable)
https://github.com/tarantool/tarantool/issues/1991
http://www.talosintelligence.com/reports/TALOS-2016-0254/

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