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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
Description Last Modified:  11/11/2016

Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Vector: AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 3.6
Exploitability Score: 3.9


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 v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Insufficient_Info
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Allows disruption of service

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

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • NULL Pointer Dereference (CWE-476)

Change History

5 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-9294
NVD Published Date:
11/11/2016
NVD Last Modified:
11/29/2016