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CVE-2016-6855 Detail

Current Description

Eye of GNOME (aka eog) 3.16.5, 3.17.x, 3.18.x before 3.18.3, 3.19.x, and 3.20.x before 3.20.4, when used with glib before 2.44.1, allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds write and crash) via vectors involving passing invalid UTF-8 to GMarkup.

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CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

Base Score:  7.5 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2016-09/msg00021.html Third Party Advisory 
http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/138486/Gnome-Eye-Of-Gnome-3.10.2-Out-Of-Bounds-Write.html Exploit  Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/92616 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3069-1 Third Party Advisory 
https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=770143 Issue Tracking 
https://git.gnome.org/browse/eog/commit/?id=e99a8c00f959652fe7c10e2fa5a3a7a5c25e6af4 Issue Tracking  Patch 
https://git.gnome.org/browse/eog/plain/NEWS?h=3.16.5 Release Notes 
https://git.gnome.org/browse/eog/plain/NEWS?h=3.18.3 Release Notes 
https://git.gnome.org/browse/eog/plain/NEWS?h=3.20.4 Release Notes 
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/JVINHHR6VJKXTYYMAYKN5GROKHVT4UKB/ Third Party Advisory 
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/T6GFDHLNPUG7JHWM3QLXQNRA7NZGU2KI/ Third Party Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-787 Out-of-bounds Write cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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