UPX 3.94 p_mach.cpp memory corruption ⚔ [Disputed]

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A vulnerability has been found in UPX 3.94 and classified as critical. This vulnerability affects an unknown code block of the file p_mach.cpp. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a memory corruption vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-119. The product 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 confidentiality, integrity, and availability. CVE summarizes:

** DISPUTED ** p_mach.cpp in UPX 3.94 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (invalid memory access and application crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted Mach-O file, related to canPack and unpack functions. NOTE: the vendor has stated "there is no security implication whatsoever."

The weakness was published 11/17/2017 (Website). The advisory is shared for download at github.com. This vulnerability was named CVE-2017-16869 since 11/17/2017. The attack can be initiated remotely. No form of authentication is required for a successful exploitation. There are known technical details, but no exploit is available.

The real existence of this vulnerability is still doubted at the moment.

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

Similar entries are available at VDB-96840, VDB-106323, VDB-118946 and VDB-120165.

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Class: Memory corruption
CWE: CWE-119
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Advisory: 146
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CVE: CVE-2017-16869 (🔍)
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Created: 11/18/2017 08:58 AM
Updated: 01/11/2023 06:14 AM
Changes: 11/18/2017 08:58 AM (56), 01/11/2023 06:14 AM (3)
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