DescriptionIn YARA 3.8.1, bytecode in a specially crafted compiled rule is exposed to information about its environment, in libyara/exec.c. This is a consequence of the design of the YARA virtual machine.
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 Bugs916932

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
yara (PTS)jessie3.1.0-2+deb8u1vulnerable
buster, sid3.9.0-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs


[stretch] - yara <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[jessie] - yara <no-dsa> (Minor issue)

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