CVE-2017-16612 Detail

Current Description

libXcursor before 1.1.15 has various integer overflows that could lead to heap buffer overflows when processing malicious cursors, e.g., with programs like GIMP. It is also possible that an attack vector exists against the related code in cursor/xcursor.c in Wayland through 1.14.0.


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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://security.cucumberlinux.com/security/details.php?id=156 Patch  Third Party Advisory 
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2017/11/28/6 Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3501-1 Third Party Advisory 
https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1065386 Issue Tracking  Tool Signature  VDB Entry 
https://cgit.freedesktop.org/wayland/wayland/commit/?id=5d201df72f3d4f4cb8b8f75f980169b03507da38
https://cgit.freedesktop.org/xorg/lib/libXcursor/commit/?id=4794b5dd34688158fb51a2943032569d3780c4b8 Exploit  Patch  Third Party Advisory 
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2017/12/msg00002.html
https://lists.freedesktop.org/archives/wayland-devel/2017-November/035979.html
https://marc.info/?l=freedesktop-xorg-announce&m=151188036018262&w=2 Third Party Advisory 
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201801-04
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3622-1/
https://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-4059 Third Party Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-190 Integer Overflow or Wraparound cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-16612
NVD Published Date:
12/01/2017
NVD Last Modified:
04/10/2018
Source:
MITRE