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CVE-2017-15601 Detail

Current Description

In GNU Libextractor 1.4, there is a heap-based buffer overflow in the EXTRACTOR_png_extract_method function in plugins/png_extractor.c, related to processiTXt and stndup.

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.gnu.org/archive/html/bug-libextractor/2017-10/msg00006.html Exploit Mailing List Third Party Advisory
https://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/libextractor/libextractor-1.6.tar.gz Product
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2017/12/msg00000.html

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:gnu:libextractor:1.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-15601
NVD Published Date:
10/18/2017
NVD Last Modified:
02/03/2018