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Integer Overflow or Wraparound

CVE-2017-6440

Severity Medium
Score 5/10

Summary

The parse_data_node function in bplist.c in libimobiledevice libplist 1.12 allows local users to cause a denial of service (memory allocation error) via a crafted plist file.

  • LOW
  • LOCAL
  • NONE
  • UNCHANGED
  • REQUIRED
  • LOW
  • NONE
  • HIGH

CWE-190 - Integer Overflow or Wraparound

The software performs a calculation that can produce an integer overflow or wraparound, when the logic assumes that the resulting value will always be larger than the original value. This can introduce other weaknesses when the calculation is used for resource management or execution control.

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Advisory Timeline

  • Published