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Bug 618586 (CVE-2017-6438) - <app-pda/libplist-2.0.0: Heap-based buffer overflow in parse_unicode_node (CVE-2017-6438)
Summary: <app-pda/libplist-2.0.0: Heap-based buffer overflow in parse_unicode_node (CV...
Alias: CVE-2017-6438
Product: Gentoo Security
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Vulnerabilities (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal minor (vote)
Assignee: Gentoo Security
Whiteboard: B3 [noglsa cve]
Depends on: CVE-2017-5545, CVE-2017-5834, CVE-2017-5835, CVE-2017-5836
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Reported: 2017-05-15 22:16 UTC by Volkan
Modified: 2017-07-15 21:58 UTC (History)
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Description Volkan 2017-05-15 22:16:34 UTC
Heap-based buffer overflow in the parse_unicode_node function in bplist.c in libimobiledevice libplist 1.12 allows local users to cause a denial of  service (out-of-bounds write) and possibly code execution via a crafted plist file.

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Comment 1 Aaron Bauman (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2017-07-15 21:58:36 UTC
Tree is clean.

GLSA Vote: No