WildMIDI 0.4.2 mid File internal_midi.c _WM_SetupMidiEvent out-of-bounds

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A vulnerability classified as problematic has been found in WildMIDI 0.4.2. This affects the function _WM_SetupMidiEvent of the file internal_midi.c of the component mid File Handler. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a out-of-bounds vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-125. The product reads data past the end, or before the beginning, of the intended buffer. This is going to have an impact on availability. The summary by CVE is:

The _WM_SetupMidiEvent function in internal_midi.c:2122 in WildMIDI 0.4.2 can cause a denial of service (invalid memory read and application crash) via a crafted mid file.

The bug was discovered 08/07/2017. The weakness was shared 08/17/2017 as confirmed mailinglist post (Full-Disclosure). It is possible to read the advisory at seclists.org. This vulnerability is uniquely identified as CVE-2017-11664 since 07/26/2017. It is possible to initiate the attack remotely. No form of authentication is needed for exploitation. It demands that the victim is doing some kind of user interaction. Technical details and a public exploit are known.

The exploit is shared for download at exploit-db.com. It is declared as proof-of-concept. The vulnerability was handled as a non-public zero-day exploit for at least 10 days. During that time the estimated underground price was around $0-$5k. The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 105987 (Fedora 27 : wildmidi (2017-dabf9a64d9)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Fedora Local Security Checks and running in the context l. The commercial vulnerability scanner Qualys is able to test this issue with plugin 277665 (Fedora Security Update for wildmidi (FEDORA-2017-dabf9a64d9)).

Upgrading eliminates this vulnerability. A possible mitigation has been published 5 months after the disclosure of the vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at Tenable (105987) and Exploit-DB (42433).





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Class: Out-of-bounds
CWE: CWE-125 / CWE-119

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Access: Public
Status: Proof-of-Concept
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Nessus ID: 105987
Nessus Name: Fedora 27 : wildmidi (2017-dabf9a64d9)
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OpenVAS ID: 71833
OpenVAS Name: Fedora Update for wildmidi FEDORA-2017-dabf9a64d9
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Patch: github.com


07/26/2017 🔍
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Advisory: FEDORA-2017-dabf9a64d9
Status: Confirmed
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CVE: CVE-2017-11664 (🔍)
scip Labs: https://www.scip.ch/en/?labs.20161013


Created: 08/18/2017 08:49 AM
Updated: 06/23/2024 02:32 AM
Changes: 08/18/2017 08:49 AM (76), 11/07/2019 04:10 PM (6), 12/16/2022 07:29 AM (5), 12/16/2022 07:34 AM (1), 06/23/2024 02:32 AM (14)
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