CVE-2017-5835

NameCVE-2017-5835
Descriptionlibplist allows attackers to cause a denial of service (large memory allocation and crash) via vectors involving an offset size of zero.
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)
ReferencesDLA-2168-1, DLA-840-1
NVD severitymedium
Debian Bugs854000

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
libplist (PTS)stretch1.12+git+1+e37ca00-0.3fixed
buster2.0.1~git20190104.3f96731-1fixed
bookworm, sid, bullseye2.2.0-6fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
libplistsourcewheezy1.8-1+deb7u2DLA-840-1
libplistsourcejessie1.11-3+deb8u1DLA-2168-1
libplistsource(unstable)1.12+git+1+e37ca00-0.1854000

Notes

https://github.com/libimobiledevice/libplist/issues/88
https://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2017/01/31/6

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