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CVE-2016-9294 Detail

Description

Artifex Software, Inc. MuJS before 5008105780c0b0182ea6eda83ad5598f225be3ee allows context-dependent attackers to conduct "denial of service (application crash)" attacks by using the "malformed labeled break/continue in JavaScript" approach, related to a "NULL pointer dereference" issue affecting the jscompile.c component.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  11/11/2016

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-9294
Original release date:
11/11/2016
Last revised:
11/29/2016
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 3.0):
CVSS v3 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 (legend)
Impact Score:
3.6
Exploitability Score:
3.9
CVSS Version 3 Metrics:
Attack Vector (AV):
Network
Attack Complexity (AC):
Low
Privileges Required (PR):
None
User Interaction (UI):
None
Scope (S):
Unchanged
Confidentiality (C):
None
Integrity (I):
None
Availability (A):
High
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
5.0 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
2.9
Exploitability Subscore:
10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://bugs.ghostscript.com/show_bug.cgi?id=697172 Exploit; Third Party Advisory External Source CONFIRM http://bugs.ghostscript.com/show_bug.cgi?id=697172
http://git.ghostscript.com/?p=mujs.git;a=commit;h=5008105780c0b0182ea6eda83ad5598f225be3ee Issue Tracking; Patch External Source CONFIRM http://git.ghostscript.com/?p=mujs.git;a=commit;h=5008105780c0b0182ea6eda83ad5598f225be3ee
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/94293 Third Party Advisory; VDB Entry External Source BID 94293

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • NULL Pointer Dereference (CWE-476)

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