libdwarf 2017-03-21 dwarf_formsdata out-of-bounds read

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A vulnerability, which was classified as critical, was found in libdwarf 2017-03-21 (Programming Tool Software). This affects the function dwarf_formsdata. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a information disclosure vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-125. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability. The summary by CVE is:

An issue, also known as DW201703-001, was discovered in libdwarf 2017-03-21. In dwarf_formsdata() a few data types were not checked for being in bounds, leading to a heap-based buffer over-read.

The bug was discovered 03/20/2017. The weakness was shared 05/18/2017 (Website). The advisory is shared at prevanders.net. This vulnerability is uniquely identified as CVE-2017-9055 since 05/18/2017. The exploitability is told to be easy. It is possible to initiate the attack remotely. No form of authentication is needed for exploitation. Technical details are known, but no exploit is available. The price for an exploit might be around USD $0-$5k at the moment (estimation calculated on 09/30/2020).

The vulnerability was handled as a non-public zero-day exploit for at least 59 days. During that time the estimated underground price was around $0-$5k.

There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.

The entries 101467 and 101468 are related to this item.

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VulDB Meta Base Score: 8.5
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 8.5

VulDB Base Score: 7.3
VulDB Temp Score: 7.3
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Class: Information disclosure
CWE: CWE-125
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Recommended: no mitigation known
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09/30/2020 +1231 days 🔍

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Advisory: prevanders.net
Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-2017-9055 (🔍)
OSVDB: - CVE-2017-9055 - Libdwarf Project - Libdwarf - High

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Created: 05/18/2017 04:41 PM
Updated: 09/30/2020 09:56 AM
Changes: (2) vulnerability_discoverydate source_osvdb_title
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