Bug 1472807 (CVE-2017-9765) - CVE-2017-9765 gsoap: Stack-based buffer overflow when receieving XML message with size larger than 2GB
Summary: CVE-2017-9765 gsoap: Stack-based buffer overflow when receieving XML message ...
Status: NEW
Alias: CVE-2017-9765
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability   
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Hardware: All Linux
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Keywords: Security
Depends On: 1472808 1472809
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Reported: 2017-07-19 12:37 UTC by Adam Mariš
Modified: 2017-07-20 07:28 UTC (History)
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Fixed In Version: gsoap 2.8.48
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Description Adam Mariš 2017-07-19 12:37:14 UTC
A buffer overflow can cause an open unsecured server to crash after 2GB (greater than 2147483711 bytes to trigger the software bug)) XML message is received. Fortunately, the overflowing data after 2GB is cleaned up in the buffer which means that the chances of exploiting this flaw (by injecting code) is significantly reduced in gSOAP versions affected.



Comment 1 Adam Mariš 2017-07-19 12:38:39 UTC
Created gsoap tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: epel-all [bug 1472808]
Affects: fedora-all [bug 1472809]

Comment 2 Andrej Nemec 2017-07-20 07:28:45 UTC


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