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CVE-2016-7972 Detail

Current Description

The check_allocations function in libass/ass_shaper.c in libass before 0.13.4 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory allocation failure) via unspecified vectors.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
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/2016-12/msg00068.html Third Party Advisory
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/10/05/2 Mailing List Patch Third Party Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/93358 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1381960 Issue Tracking Patch
https://github.com/libass/libass/pull/240/commits/aa54e0b59200a994d50a346b5d7ac818ebcf2d4b Issue Tracking Patch Third Party Advisory
https://github.com/libass/libass/releases/tag/0.13.4 Patch Release Notes Third Party Advisory
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/KW6DNERYHPI5Y6SQYU3XKTVSCOWMIHUC/ Patch Third Party Advisory
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/R7JJ2SGVOX6UQQIRMVC3QACJLKHE2PYN/ Patch Third Party Advisory
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/VUOUOK3VULMMZTNSCRFCNPDAPDWAVK7X/ Patch Third Party Advisory
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201702-25 Patch Third Party Advisory VDB Entry

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-399 Resource Management Errors NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:opensuse:leap:42.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:opensuse:opensuse:13.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:fedoraproject:fedora:23:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:fedoraproject:fedora:24:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:fedoraproject:fedora:25:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 3 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:libass_project:libass:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
0.13.3


Change History

3 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-7972
NVD Published Date:
03/03/2017
NVD Last Modified:
10/30/2018