CVE-2017-15056

NameCVE-2017-15056
Descriptionp_lx_elf.cpp in UPX 3.94 mishandles ELF headers, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted binary file, as demonstrated by an Invalid Pointer Read in PackLinuxElf64::unpack().
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: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
upx-ucl (PTS)jessie3.91-1vulnerable
stretch3.91-4vulnerable
buster, sid3.95-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
upx-uclsource(unstable)3.94-4unimportant

Notes

https://github.com/upx/upx/issues/128
https://github.com/upx/upx/commit/ef336dbcc6dc8344482f8cf6c909ae96c3286317
crash in CLI tool, no security impact

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