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Bug 399409 (CVE-2012-0065) - <app-pda/usbmuxd-1.0.7-r1: "receive_packet()" Buffer Overflow Vulnerability (CVE-2012-0065)
Summary: <app-pda/usbmuxd-1.0.7-r1: "receive_packet()" Buffer Overflow Vulnerability (...
Alias: CVE-2012-0065
Product: Gentoo Security
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Vulnerabilities (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal normal (vote)
Assignee: Gentoo Security
Whiteboard: B2 [glsa]
Depends on:
Reported: 2012-01-19 17:56 UTC by Agostino Sarubbo
Modified: 2012-03-06 02:13 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Description Agostino Sarubbo gentoo-dev 2012-01-19 17:56:23 UTC
From secunia security advisory at $URL:

The vulnerability is caused due to a boundary error within the "receive_packet()" function (libusbmuxd/libusbmuxd.c) when processing a property list containing an overly long "SerialNumber" field, which can be exploited to cause a heap-based buffer overflow.

Successful exploitation may allow the execution of arbitrary code, but requires that the attacker is able to connect a malicious USB device.

Fixed in the GIT repository.;a=commitdiff;h=f794991993af56a74795891b4ff9da506bc893e6
Comment 1 Samuli Suominen (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2012-01-19 18:05:13 UTC
Fixed by 1.0.7-r1, CCing amd64 and x86
Comment 2 Agostino Sarubbo gentoo-dev 2012-01-19 22:21:20 UTC
amd64 stable
Comment 3 Thomas Kahle (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2012-01-23 14:11:08 UTC
x86 stable.  No hardware to test, though
Comment 4 Agostino Sarubbo gentoo-dev 2012-01-23 14:31:10 UTC
Filed new request.
Comment 5 GLSAMaker/CVETool Bot gentoo-dev 2012-03-06 02:13:42 UTC
This issue was resolved and addressed in
 GLSA 201203-11 at
by GLSA coordinator Sean Amoss (ackle).