CVE-2017-2816

NameCVE-2017-2816
DescriptionAn exploitable buffer overflow vulnerability exists in the tag parsing functionality of LibOFX 0.9.11. A specially crafted OFX file can cause a write out of bounds resulting in a buffer overflow on the stack. An attacker can construct a malicious OFX file to trigger this vulnerability.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs875801

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
libofx (PTS)wheezy1:0.9.4-2.1vulnerable
jessie1:0.9.10-1vulnerable
stretch1:0.9.10-2vulnerable
buster, sid1:0.9.11-5fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
libofxsource(unstable)1:0.9.11-4medium875801

Notes

[stretch] - libofx <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[jessie] - libofx <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
https://www.talosintelligence.com/vulnerability_reports/TALOS-2017-0317
https://github.com/libofx/libofx/commit/a70934eea95c76a7737b83773bffe8738935082d
https://github.com/libofx/libofx/issues/9

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