advancecomp up to 2.0 endianrw.h be_uint32_read null pointer dereference

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A vulnerability was found in advancecomp up to 2.0. It has been rated as problematic. This issue affects the function be_uint32_read of the file endianrw.h. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a denial of service vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-476. Impacted is availability. The summary by CVE is:

An issue was discovered in AdvanceCOMP before 2.1. A NULL pointer dereference exists in the function be_uint32_read() located in endianrw.h. It can be triggered by sending a crafted file to a binary. It allows an attacker to cause a Denial of Service (Segmentation fault) or possibly have unspecified other impact when a victim opens a specially crafted file.

The bug was discovered 02/13/2019. The weakness was released 02/17/2019 (Website). It is possible to read the advisory at lists.fedoraproject.org. The identification of this vulnerability is CVE-2019-8379 since 02/16/2019. The attack may be initiated remotely. No form of authentication is needed for a successful exploitation. 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 4 days. During that time the estimated underground price was around $0-$5k.

Upgrading to version 2.1 eliminates this vulnerability.

Entry connected to this vulnerability is available at 130935.

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VulDB Meta Base Score: 5.5
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 5.3

VulDB Base Score: 3.3
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Class: Denial of service
CWE: CWE-476
ATT&CK: Unknown

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Remote: Yes

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Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: advancecomp 2.1

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Advisory: lists.fedoraproject.org
Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-2019-8379 (🔍)
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Created: 02/17/2019 10:21 AM
Updated: 05/10/2020 08:58 PM
Changes: (2) vulnerability_discoverydate advisory_url
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