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CVE-2017-5208 Detail

Current Description

Integer overflow in the wrestool program in icoutils before 0.31.1 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory corruption) via a crafted executable, which triggers a denial of service (application crash) or the possibility of execution of arbitrary code.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  08/22/2017      View Analysis Description

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-5208
Original release date:
08/22/2017
Last revised:
01/12/2018
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 3.0):
CVSS v3 Base Score:
8.8 High
Vector:
CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H (legend)
Impact Score:
5.9
Exploitability Score:
2.8
CVSS Version 3 Metrics:
Attack Vector (AV):
Network
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
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017-0837.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2017:0837
http://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-3756 External Source DEBIAN DSA-3756
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2017/01/08/5 Mailing List; VDB Entry External Source MLIST [oss-security] 20170108 Re: CVE Request: icoutils: exploitable crash in wrestool programm
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/95315 Third Party Advisory; VDB Entry External Source BID 95315
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1411251 Issue Tracking; Third Party Advisory; VDB Entry External Source CONFIRM https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1411251
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201801-12 External Source GENTOO GLSA-201801-12

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Integer Overflow or Wraparound (CWE-190)

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