Bug#873725: sleuthkit: CVE-2017-13756

Salvatore Bonaccorso carnil at debian.org
Wed Aug 30 13:59:30 UTC 2017

Source: sleuthkit
Version: 4.4.2-1
Severity: important
Tags: upstream security
Forwarded: https://github.com/sleuthkit/sleuthkit/issues/914


the following vulnerability was published for sleuthkit.

| In The Sleuth Kit (TSK) 4.4.2, opening a crafted disk image triggers
| infinite recursion in dos_load_ext_table() in tsk/vs/dos.c in
| libtskvs.a, as demonstrated by mmls.

If you fix the vulnerability please also make sure to include the
CVE (Common Vulnerabilities & Exposures) id in your changelog entry.

For further information see:

[0] https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2017-13756
[1] https://github.com/sleuthkit/sleuthkit/issues/914

Please adjust the affected versions in the BTS as needed.


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