libming 0.4.8 util/decompile.c getString memory corruption

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A vulnerability was found in libming 0.4.8 (Programming Tool Software). It has been declared as critical. Affected by this vulnerability is the function getString 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 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. The summary by CVE is:

There is a heap-based buffer overflow in the getString function of util/decompile.c in libming 0.4.8 during a RegisterNumber sprintf. A Crafted input will lead to a denial of service attack.

The bug was discovered 03/07/2018. The weakness was published 03/08/2018 (Website). It is possible to read the advisory at bugs.debian.org. This vulnerability is known as CVE-2018-7867 since 03/08/2018. The attack can be launched remotely. The exploitation doesn't need any form of authentication. It demands that the victim is doing some kind of user interaction. Technical details of the vulnerability are known, but there is no available exploit.

The vulnerability was handled as a non-public zero-day exploit for at least 1 days. During that time the estimated underground price was around $0-$5k. The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 108904 (Debian DLA-1343-1 : 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 277707 (Fedora Security Update for minggit5009802 (FEDORA-2019-e0d49261b9)).

Upgrading eliminates this vulnerability. A possible mitigation has been published 2 months after the disclosure of the vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at Tenable (108904).

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Class: Memory corruption
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Nessus ID: 108904
Nessus Name: Debian DLA-1343-1 : ming security update
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OpenVAS ID: 53694
OpenVAS Name: Debian LTS Advisory ([SECURITY] [DLA 1343-1] ming security update)
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Advisory: 116
Status: Confirmed

CVE: CVE-2018-7867 (🔍)

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Created: 03/09/2018 08:26 AM
Updated: 02/17/2023 03:06 PM
Changes: 03/09/2018 08:26 AM (73), 01/11/2020 03:49 PM (3), 02/17/2023 03:01 PM (4), 02/17/2023 03:06 PM (1)
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