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CVE-2017-17440 Detail

Current Description

GNU Libextractor 1.6 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and application crash) via a crafted GIF, IT (Impulse Tracker), NSFE, S3M (Scream Tracker 3), SID, or XM (eXtended Module) file, as demonstrated by the EXTRACTOR_xm_extract_method function in plugins/xm_extractor.c.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/102116 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://bugs.debian.org/883528#35 Exploit Third Party Advisory
https://gnunet.org/git/libextractor.git/commit/?id=7cc63b001ceaf81143795321379c835486d0c92e Patch Third Party Advisory
https://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/bug-libextractor/2017-11/msg00000.html Exploit Third Party Advisory
https://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/bug-libextractor/2017-11/msg00001.html Exploit Third Party Advisory
https://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/bug-libextractor/2017-11/msg00002.html Exploit Third Party Advisory
https://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/bug-libextractor/2017-11/msg00004.html Exploit Third Party Advisory
https://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/bug-libextractor/2017-11/msg00005.html Issue Tracking

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-476 NULL Pointer Dereference NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:gnu:libextractor:1.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-17440
NVD Published Date:
12/06/2017
NVD Last Modified:
12/22/2017