CCN-lite up to 1.x ccn-lite-ccnb2xml memory corruption

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A vulnerability was found in CCN-lite up to 1.x and classified as critical. Affected by this issue is an unknown code of the component ccn-lite-ccnb2xml. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a memory corruption vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to 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. Impacted is confidentiality, integrity, and availability. CVE summarizes:

ccn-lite-ccnb2xml in CCN-lite before 2.0.0 allows context-dependent attackers to have unspecified impact via a crafted file, which triggers infinite recursion and a stack overflow.

The bug was discovered 08/03/2017. The weakness was presented 02/07/2018 (GitHub Repository). The advisory is shared for download at This vulnerability is handled as CVE-2017-12412 since 08/03/2017. The attack may be launched remotely. No form of authentication is required for exploitation. Successful exploitation requires user interaction by the victim. There are neither technical details nor an exploit publicly available.

The vulnerability was handled as a non-public zero-day exploit for at least 188 days. During that time the estimated underground price was around $0-$5k.

Upgrading to version 2.0.0 eliminates this vulnerability.

See 112932, 112931, 112930 and 112929 for similar entries.



CPE 2.3info

CPE 2.2info


VulDB Meta Base Score: 6.5
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 6.2

VulDB Base Score: 5.3
VulDB Temp Score: 4.7
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Class: Memory corruption
CWE: CWE-119
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Status: Not defined

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Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: CCN-lite 2.0.0


08/03/2017 🔍
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02/07/2018 +188 days 🔍
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02/03/2023 +1821 days 🔍


Advisory: 128
Status: Not defined
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CVE: CVE-2017-12412 (🔍)
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Created: 02/08/2018 06:55 AM
Updated: 02/03/2023 06:52 PM
Changes: 02/08/2018 06:55 AM (59), 01/02/2020 12:03 PM (2), 02/03/2023 06:52 PM (5)
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