DescriptionInteger overflow in the plist_from_bin function in bplist.c in libimobiledevice/libplist before 2017-04-19 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (heap-based buffer over-read and application crash) 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)
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs860945

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
libplist (PTS)wheezy1.8-1vulnerable
wheezy (security)1.8-1+deb7u3vulnerable
buster, sid2.0.0-3fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs


[jessie] - libplist <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[wheezy] - libplist <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
Fixed by:
The issue seems covered in prior versions of upstream dccd9290745345896e3a4a73154576a599fd8b7b
which is CVE-2017-6440.

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