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CVE-2016-9423 Detail

Current Description

An issue was discovered in the Tatsuya Kinoshita w3m fork before 0.5.3-31. Heap-based buffer overflow in w3m allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted HTML page.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 8.8 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/11/18/3 Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/94407
https://github.com/tats/w3m/blob/master/ChangeLog Issue Tracking Patch
https://github.com/tats/w3m/issues/9 Issue Tracking Patch
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201701-08

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-119 Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:w3m_project:w3m:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
0.5.3-30


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-9423
NVD Published Date:
12/11/2016
NVD Last Modified:
06/30/2017