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CVE-2017-18120 Detail

Current Description

A double-free bug in the read_gif function in gifread.c in gifsicle 1.90 allows a remote attacker to cause a denial-of-service attack or unspecified other impact via a maliciously crafted file, because last_name is mishandled, a different vulnerability than CVE-2017-1000421.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  02/02/2018      View Analysis Description

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-18120
Original release date:
02/02/2018
Last revised:
02/14/2018
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 3.0):
CVSS v3 Base Score:
7.8 High
Vector:
CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H (legend)
Impact Score:
5.9
Exploitability Score:
1.8
CVSS Version 3 Metrics:
Attack Vector (AV):
Local
Attack Complexity (AC):
Low
Privileges Required (PR):
None
User Interaction (UI):
Required
Scope (S):
Unchanged
Confidentiality (C):
High
Integrity (I):
High
Availability (A):
High
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
6.8 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
6.4
Exploitability Subscore:
8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable - Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity:
Medium
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=878739 Mailing List; Third Party Advisory External Source MISC https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=878739
https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=881120 Mailing List; Third Party Advisory External Source MISC https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=881120
https://github.com/kohler/gifsicle/commit/118a46090c50829dc543179019e6140e1235f909 Patch; Third Party Advisory External Source MISC https://github.com/kohler/gifsicle/commit/118a46090c50829dc543179019e6140e1235f909
https://github.com/kohler/gifsicle/issues/117 Third Party Advisory External Source MISC https://github.com/kohler/gifsicle/issues/117

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:gifsicle_project:gifsicle:1.90:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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