CVE-2017-8782

NameCVE-2017-8782
DescriptionThe readString function in util/read.c and util/old/read.c in libming 0.4.8 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service via a large file that is mishandled by listswf, listaction, etc. This occurs because of an integer overflow that leads to a memory allocation error.
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-980-1
NVD severitymedium

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
mingsource(unstable)(unfixed)
mingsourcewheezy1:0.4.4-1.1+deb7u3DLA-980-1

Notes

https://github.com/libming/libming/issues/70

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