Denial of service in Prost implementation for Rust



Published: 2020-01-17
Risk Medium
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID N/A
CWE-ID CWE-121
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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Web applications / Modules and components for CMS

Vendor Dan Burkert

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one medium risk vulnerability.

1) Stack-based buffer overflow

EUVDB-ID: #VU24377

Risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1: 6.5 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: N/A

CWE-ID: CWE-121 - Stack-based Buffer Overflow

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.

The vulnerability exists due to a boundary error when parsing certain messages. A remote unauthenticated attacker can trigger stack-based buffer overflow and cause a denial of service condition on the target system.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

prost: 0.1.0 - 0.6.0


CPE2.3 External links

http://rustsec.org/advisories/RUSTSEC-2020-0002.html
http://github.com/danburkert/prost/issues/267

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.



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