Ming 0.4.8 util/decompile.c OpCode memory corruption

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A vulnerability was found in Ming 0.4.8. It has been declared as problematic. This vulnerability affects the function OpCode of the file util/decompile.c. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a memory corruption vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-119. The software performs operations on a memory buffer, but it can read from or write to a memory location that is outside of the intended boundary of the buffer. As an impact it is known to affect availability.

The bug was discovered 07/24/2017. The weakness was shared 07/29/2017 (Website). The advisory is available at somevulnsofadlab.blogspot.jp. This vulnerability was named CVE-2017-11730 since 07/29/2017. The attack can be initiated remotely. No form of authentication is required for a successful exploitation. Successful exploitation requires user interaction by the victim. Technical details are known, but there is no available exploit.

The vulnerability was handled as a non-public zero-day exploit for at least 5 days. During that time the estimated underground price was around $0-$5k. The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 104055 (Debian DLA-1133-1 : ming security update), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Debian Local Security Checks and running in the context l. The commercial vulnerability scanner Qualys is able to test this issue with plugin 277251 (Fedora Security Update for ming (FEDORA-2018-38a0e1e6f5)).

Upgrading eliminates this vulnerability. A possible mitigation has been published 3 months after the disclosure of the vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at Tenable (104055). The entries 102886, 102887, 104593 and 104612 are related to this item.



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Class: Memory corruption
CWE: CWE-119
ATT&CK: Unknown

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Nessus ID: 104055
Nessus Name: Debian DLA-1133-1 : ming security update
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OpenVAS ID: 864834
OpenVAS Name: Fedora Update for ming FEDORA-2018-38a0e1e6f5
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07/24/2017 🔍
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Advisory: 81
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CVE: CVE-2017-11730 (🔍)
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Created: 07/29/2017 05:21 PM
Updated: 12/14/2022 11:37 AM
Changes: 07/29/2017 05:21 PM (72), 11/02/2019 08:59 AM (3), 12/14/2022 11:37 AM (4)
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