VDB-106134 · CVE-2017-2807 · BID 100543

Ledger-CLI 3.1.1 Parser Journal File memory corruption

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A vulnerability was found in Ledger-CLI 3.1.1. It has been classified as critical. Affected is an unknown function of the component Parser. The manipulation as part of a Journal File leads to a memory corruption vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as 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. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The bug was discovered 08/30/2017. The weakness was shared 09/05/2017 by Cisco with Cisco Talos (Website). The advisory is available at securityfocus.com. This vulnerability is traded as CVE-2017-2807 since 12/01/2016. It is possible to launch the attack remotely. The exploitation doesn't require any form of authentication. Successful exploitation requires user interaction by the victim. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not available.

The vulnerability was handled as a non-public zero-day exploit for at least 6 days. During that time the estimated underground price was around $0-$5k. The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 103482 (FreeBSD : ledger -- multiple vulnerabilities (d843a984-7f22-484f-ba81-483ddbe30dc3)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family FreeBSD Local Security Checks and running in the context l.

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

The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at Tenable (103482). The entry 106135 is related to this item.



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

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Nessus ID: 103482
Nessus Name: FreeBSD : ledger -- multiple vulnerabilities (d843a984-7f22-484f-ba81-483ddbe30dc3)
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Recommended: Upgrade
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12/01/2016 🔍
08/30/2017 +272 days 🔍
08/30/2017 +0 days 🔍
09/05/2017 +6 days 🔍
09/05/2017 +0 days 🔍
09/06/2017 +1 days 🔍
09/26/2017 +20 days 🔍
09/27/2017 +1 days 🔍
12/27/2022 +1917 days 🔍


Advisory: securityfocus.com
Researcher: Cory Duplantis (Cisco)
Organization: Cisco Talos
Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-2017-2807 (🔍)
SecurityFocus: 100543 - Ledger CLI CVE-2017-2807 Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

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Created: 09/06/2017 08:57 AM
Updated: 12/27/2022 07:04 PM
Changes: 09/06/2017 08:57 AM (63), 11/13/2019 08:20 AM (12), 01/11/2021 07:01 AM (2), 12/27/2022 07:04 PM (13)
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