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CVE-2017-18215 Detail

Current Description

xvpng.c in xv 3.10a has memory corruption (out-of-bounds write) when decoding PNG comment fields, leading to crashes or potentially code execution, because it uses an incorrect length value.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 9.8 CRITICAL
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
https://bugzilla.suse.com/attachment.cgi?id=728337 Issue Tracking Third Party Advisory
https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1043479 Issue Tracking Third Party Advisory
https://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2018-02/msg00088.html Mailing List Third Party Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-787 Out-of-bounds Write NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:xv_project:xv:3.10a:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:opensuse:leap:42.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-18215
NVD Published Date:
03/05/2018
NVD Last Modified:
03/27/2018