CVE-2017-6437

NameCVE-2017-6437
DescriptionThe base64encode function in base64.c in libimobiledevice libplist 1.12 allows local users to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds read) via a crafted plist file.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitylow (attack range: local)
Debian Bugs858787

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
libplist (PTS)wheezy1.8-1fixed
wheezy (security)1.8-1+deb7u3fixed
jessie1.11-3vulnerable
buster, sid, stretch1.12+git+1+e37ca00-0.3fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
libplistsource(unstable)1.12+git+1+e37ca00-0.2low858787
libplistsourcewheezy(not affected)

Notes

[jessie] - libplist <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[wheezy] - libplist <not-affected> (vulnerable code not present)
https://github.com/libimobiledevice/libplist/issues/100
Fixed by: https://github.com/libimobiledevice/libplist/commit/dccd9290745345896e3a4a73154576a599fd8b7b

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