#VU23428 Integer overflow


Published: 2019-12-05

Vulnerability identifier: #VU23428

Vulnerability risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2019-18609

CWE-ID: CWE-190

Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
RabbitMQ C client
Client/Desktop applications / Other client software

Vendor: Alan Antonuk

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target system.

The vulnerability exists due to integer overflow in amqp_handle_input() function in librabbitmq/amqp_connection.c in rabbitmq-c when handling the CONNECTION_STATE_HEADER. A remote attacker that controls a malicious server can send a specially crafted response to the application, trigger integer overflow and execute arbitrary code on the target system.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may result in complete compromise of vulnerable system.

Mitigation
Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

RabbitMQ C client: 0.9.0


CPE

External links
http://github.com/alanxz/rabbitmq-c/blob/master/ChangeLog.md
http://github.com/alanxz/rabbitmq-c/commit/fc85be7123050b91b054e45b91c78d3241a5047a
http://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=21681976


Q & A

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