Denial of service in LIVE555 Media Server

Published: 2019-02-14 09:09:53
Severity Medium
Patch available NO
Number of vulnerabilities 2
CVE ID CVE-2019-7732
CVE-2019-7733
CVSSv3 8.1 [CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:C/C:N/I:N/A:H/E:P/RL:U/RC:C]
8.1 [CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:C/C:N/I:N/A:H/E:P/RL:U/RC:C]
CWE ID CWE-401
CWE-120
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit Public exploit code for vulnerability #1 is available.
Public exploit code for vulnerability #2 is available.
Vulnerable software LIVE555 Media Server
Vulnerable software versions LIVE555 Media Server 0.95
Vendor URL Live Networks

Security Advisory

1) Memory leak

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform DoS attack on the target system.

The vulnerability exists due memory leak when multiple instances of a single field exist within a setup packet. A remote attacker can send a malicious setup packet and perform denial of service attack.

Remediation

Cybersecurity Help is currently unaware of any official solution to address the vulnerability.

External links

https://github.com/rgaufman/live555/issues/20

2) Buffer overflow

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform DoS attack on the target system.

The vulnerability exists due a buffer overflow condition in the handleRequestBytes function. A remote attacker can send a malicious HTTP packet and perform denial of service attack.

Remediation

Cybersecurity Help is currently unaware of any official solution to address the vulnerability.

External links

https://github.com/rgaufman/live555/issues/21

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