Bug 1454621 (CVE-2017-7507) - CVE-2017-7507 gnutls: Crash upon receiving well-formed status_request extension
Summary: CVE-2017-7507 gnutls: Crash upon receiving well-formed status_request extension
Alias: CVE-2017-7507
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 1454411 1455828 1459795 1459796 1459797 1459798
Blocks: 1415638 1454623
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Reported: 2017-05-23 08:09 UTC by Andrej Nemec
Modified: 2021-02-17 02:07 UTC (History)
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A null pointer dereference flaw was found in the way GnuTLS processed ClientHello messages with status_request extension. A remote attacker could use this flaw to cause an application compiled with GnuTLS to crash.
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Last Closed: 2019-06-08 03:13:18 UTC

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System ID Private Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Bugzilla 1454411 1 None None None 2021-01-20 06:05:38 UTC
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2017:2292 0 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Moderate: gnutls security, bug fix, and enhancement update 2017-08-01 12:39:15 UTC

Description Andrej Nemec 2017-05-23 08:09:13 UTC
It was found that GnuTLS would crash when receiving a client hello message with status_request extension that has a non-empty responder_id_list.

Comment 1 Andrej Nemec 2017-05-23 08:09:23 UTC

Name: Hubert Kario (Red Hat QE BaseOS Security team)

Comment 6 Andrej Nemec 2017-06-08 08:18:27 UTC
Created gnutls tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1459795]

Created gnutls30 tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: epel-6 [bug 1459797]

Created mingw-gnutls tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: epel-7 [bug 1459796]
Affects: fedora-all [bug 1459798]

Comment 7 Andrej Nemec 2017-06-08 08:19:30 UTC
External References:


Comment 8 errata-xmlrpc 2017-08-01 08:50:28 UTC
This issue has been addressed in the following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7

Via RHSA-2017:2292 https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:2292

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