CVE-2017-11695

NameCVE-2017-11695
DescriptionHeap-based buffer overflow in the alloc_segs function in lib/dbm/src/hash.c in Mozilla Network Security Services (NSS) allows context-dependent attackers to have unspecified impact using a crafted cert8.db file.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitymedium (attack range: local)
Debian Bugs873256

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
nss (PTS)jessie (security), jessie2:3.26-1+debu8u3vulnerable
stretch (security), stretch2:3.26.2-1.1+deb9u1vulnerable
buster, sid2:3.39-1vulnerable

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
nsssource(unstable)(unfixed)unimportant873256

Notes

Issues triggered by crafted DBM databases, which would
require local user access to a machine running NSS and
crafting the local DBM files.
http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2017/Aug/17
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1360782

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