CVE-2017-2922

NameCVE-2017-2922
DescriptionAn exploitable memory corruption vulnerability exists in the Websocket protocol implementation of Cesanta Mongoose 6.8. A specially crafted websocket packet can cause a buffer to be allocated while leaving stale pointers which leads to a use-after-free vulnerability which can be exploited to achieve remote code execution. An attacker needs to send a specially crafted websocket packet over the network to trigger this vulnerability.
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 severityhigh (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs898943

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
smplayer (PTS)wheezy0.8.0-1+deb7u1fixed
jessie14.9.0~ds0-1fixed
stretch16.11.0~ds0-1+deb9u1fixed
buster, sid18.2.2~ds0-1vulnerable

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
smplayersource(unstable)(unfixed)high898943
smplayersourcejessie(not affected)
smplayersourcestretch(not affected)
smplayersourcewheezy(not affected)

Notes

[stretch] - smplayer <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present)
[jessie] - smplayer <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present)
[wheezy] - smplayer <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present)

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