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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2014-3776

Original release date: 05/20/2014
Last revised: 05/21/2014
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Buffer overflow in the "read-u8vector!" procedure in the srfi-4 unit in CHICKEN stable 4.8.0.7 and development snapshots before 4.9.1 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory corruption and application crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a "#f" value in the NUM argument.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.5 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: BID
Name: 67468
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20140518 CVE request for buffer overrun in CHICKEN Scheme
External Source: MLIST
Name: [Chicken-hackers] 20140517 [PATCH] Bound read-u8vector! to dest vector's size when no length is given
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20140519 Re: CVE request for buffer overrun in CHICKEN Scheme
External Source: MLIST
Name: [chicken-announce] 20140518 [SECURITY] Buffer-overrun in some uses of read-u8vect
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugs.call-cc.org/ticket/1124
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://code.call-cc.org/cgi-bin/gitweb.cgi?p=chicken-core.git;a=commit;h=1d06ce7e21c7e903ca5dca11fda6fcf2cc52de5e
Type: Patch Information

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