CVE-2017-6436

NameCVE-2017-6436
DescriptionThe parse_string_node function in bplist.c in libimobiledevice libplist 1.12 allows local users to cause a denial of service (memory allocation error) via a crafted plist 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)
ReferencesDLA-870-1
NVD severitylow

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
libplist (PTS)jessie1.11-3vulnerable
stretch1.12+git+1+e37ca00-0.3fixed
buster2.0.1~git20190104.3f96731-1fixed
bullseye, sid2.1.0-4fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
libplistsource(unstable)1.12+git+1+e37ca00-0.1
libplistsourcewheezy1.8-1+deb7u3DLA-870-1

Notes

[jessie] - libplist <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
https://github.com/libimobiledevice/libplist/issues/94
https://github.com/libimobiledevice/libplist/commit/32ee5213fe64f1e10ec76c1ee861ee6f233120dd

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