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CVE-2016-9433 Detail

Description

An issue was discovered in the Tatsuya Kinoshita w3m fork before 0.5.3-31. w3m allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds array access) via a crafted HTML page.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  12/11/2016

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-9433
Original release date:
12/11/2016
Last revised:
06/30/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 3.0):
CVSS v3 Base Score:
6.5 Medium
Vector:
CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H (legend)
Impact Score:
3.6
Exploitability Score:
2.8
CVSS Version 3 Metrics:
Attack Vector (AV):
Network
Attack Complexity (AC):
Low
Privileges Required (PR):
None
User Interaction (UI):
Required
Scope (S):
Unchanged
Confidentiality (C):
None
Integrity (I):
None
Availability (A):
High
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
4.3 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
2.9
Exploitability Subscore:
8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable - Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity:
Medium
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/11/18/3 Mailing List; Third Party Advisory External Source MLIST [oss-security] 20161118 Re: CVE request: w3m - multiple vulnerabilities
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/94407 External Source BID 94407
https://github.com/tats/w3m/blob/master/ChangeLog Issue Tracking; Patch External Source CONFIRM https://github.com/tats/w3m/blob/master/ChangeLog
https://github.com/tats/w3m/issues/14 Issue Tracking; Patch External Source CONFIRM https://github.com/tats/w3m/issues/14
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201701-08 External Source GENTOO GLSA-201701-08

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