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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
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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 NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:8.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:9.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:14.04:*:*:*:lts:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:16.04:*:*:*:lts:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:17.04:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:17.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 3 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:x:libxcursor:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
1.1.14


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