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CVE-2016-10169 Detail

Current Description

The read_code function in read_words.c in Wavpack before 5.1.0 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds read) via a crafted WV file.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  03/14/2017      View Analysis Description

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-10169
Original release date:
03/14/2017
Last revised:
03/14/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 3.0):
CVSS v3 Base Score:
5.5 Medium
Vector:
CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H (legend)
Impact Score:
3.6
Exploitability Score:
1.8
CVSS Version 3 Metrics:
Attack Vector (AV):
Local
Attack Complexity (AC):
Low
Privileges Required (PR):
None
User Interaction (UI):
Required
Scope (S):
Unchanged
Confidentiality (C):
None
Integrity (I):
None
Availability (A):
High
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
4.3 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
2.9
Exploitability Subscore:
8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable - Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity:
Medium
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2017/01/28/9 Mailing List; Patch; Third Party Advisory External Source MLIST [oss-security] 20170128 Re: wavpack: multiple out of bounds memory reads
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/95883 Third Party Advisory; VDB Entry External Source BID 95883
https://github.com/dbry/WavPack/commit/4bc05fc490b66ef2d45b1de26abf1455b486b0dc Patch External Source CONFIRM https://github.com/dbry/WavPack/commit/4bc05fc490b66ef2d45b1de26abf1455b486b0dc
https://sourceforge.net/p/wavpack/mailman/message/35557889/ Exploit; Third Party Advisory External Source MISC https://sourceforge.net/p/wavpack/mailman/message/35557889/

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