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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.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  02/05/2018
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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://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

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Integer Overflow or Wraparound (CWE-190)

Change History

8 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

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