elfspirit up to 1.0 ELF File Analyzer out-of-bounds read

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A vulnerability classified as critical has been found in elfspirit up to 1.0. This affects some unknown processing of the component ELF File Analyzer. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a information disclosure vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-125. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability. The summary by CVE is:

elfspirit is an ELF static analysis and injection framework that parses, manipulates, and camouflages ELF files. When analyzing the ELF file format in versions prior to 1.1, there is an out-of-bounds read bug, which can lead to application crashes or information leakage. By constructing a special format ELF file, the information of any address can be leaked. elfspirit version 1.1 contains a patch for this issue.

The weakness was disclosed 01/25/2022 as GHSA-jr8h-2657-m68r. It is possible to read the advisory at github.com. This vulnerability is uniquely identified as CVE-2022-21711 since 11/16/2021. The exploitability is told to be easy. It is possible to initiate the attack remotely. No form of authentication is needed for exploitation. It demands that the victim is doing some kind of user interaction. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not publicly available.

Upgrading to version 1.1 eliminates this vulnerability. Applying the patch c5b0f5a9a24f2451bbeda4751d67633bc375e608 is able to eliminate this problem. The bugfix is ready for download at github.com. The best possible mitigation is suggested to be upgrading to the latest version.



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VulDB Meta Base Score: 6.7
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 6.5

VulDB Base Score: 6.3
VulDB Temp Score: 6.0
VulDB Vector: 🔒
VulDB Reliability: 🔍

CNA Base Score: 7.1
CNA Vector (GitHub, Inc.): 🔒



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Class: Information disclosure
CWE: CWE-125
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Yes

Availability: 🔒
Status: Not defined
Price Prediction: 🔍
Current Price Estimation: 🔒


Threat Intelligenceinfoedit

Interest: 🔍
Active Actors: 🔍
Active APT Groups: 🔍


Recommended: Upgrade
Status: 🔍

0-Day Time: 🔒

Upgrade: elfspirit 1.1
Patch: c5b0f5a9a24f2451bbeda4751d67633bc375e608


11/16/2021 CVE reserved
01/25/2022 +70 days Advisory disclosed
01/25/2022 +0 days VulDB entry created
01/28/2022 +3 days VulDB last update


Advisory: GHSA-jr8h-2657-m68r
Status: Confirmed
Confirmation: 🔒

CVE: CVE-2022-21711 (🔒)


Created: 01/25/2022 08:28 AM
Updated: 01/28/2022 10:22 AM
Changes: (2) advisory_confirm_url source_cve_nvd_summary
Complete: 🔍


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