2018-01-15 14:50
CVE-2017-7892 capnproto
2017-10-23 14:20
2017-07-20 21:31
2017-06-16 19:22
2017-06-15 17:13
2017-05-10 23:49
2017-04-28 15:03
2017-04-18 18:03


Sandstorm Cap'n Proto before allows remote crashes related to a compiler optimization. A remote attacker can trigger a segfault in a 32-bit libcapnp application because Cap'n Proto relies on pointer arithmetic calculations that overflow. An example compiler with optimization that elides a bounds check in such calculations is Apple LLVM version 8.1.0 (clang-802.0.41). The attack vector is a crafted far pointer within a message.

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Affected package information

Release Package Patched in
upstream capnproto


Release Package Reason
precise capnproto DNE
precise/esm capnproto DNE
vivid/stable-phone-overlay capnproto ignored
vivid/ubuntu-core capnproto DNE
yakkety capnproto ignored
zesty capnproto ignored

Needs Triage

Release Package Reason
trusty capnproto needs-triage
xenial capnproto needs-triage
artful capnproto needs-triage
devel capnproto needs-triage