CVE-2017-9772

NameCVE-2017-9772
DescriptionInsufficient sanitisation in the OCaml compiler versions 4.04.0 and 4.04.1 allows external code to be executed with raised privilege in binaries marked as setuid, by setting the CAML_CPLUGINS, CAML_NATIVE_CPLUGINS, or CAML_BYTE_CPLUGINS environment variable.
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 severityhigh

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
ocaml (PTS)stretch4.02.3-9fixed
buster4.05.0-11fixed
bullseye, sid4.11.1-4fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
ocamlsource(unstable)(not affected)

Notes

- ocaml <not-affected> (Only affects 4.04.0 and 4.04.1)
https://caml.inria.fr/mantis/view.php?id=7557

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