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CVE-2018-15120 Detail


libpango in Pango 1.40.8 through 1.42.3, as used in hexchat and other products, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact via crafted text with invalid Unicode sequences.


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CVSS 4.0 Severity and Vector Strings:

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Hyperlink Resource Exploit  Third Party Advisory 
https://github.com/GNOME/pango/blob/1.42.4/NEWS Release Notes  Third Party Advisory 
https://github.com/GNOME/pango/commit/71aaeaf020340412b8d012fe23a556c0420eda5f Patch  Third Party Advisory 
https://i.redd.it/v7p4n2ptu0s11.jpg Third Party Advisory 
https://mail.gnome.org/archives/distributor-list/2018-August/msg00001.html Patch  Third Party Advisory 
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201811-07 Third Party Advisory 
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3750-1/ Third Party Advisory 
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/45263 Exploit  Patch  Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/45263/ Exploit  Patch  Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
https://www.ign.com/articles/2018/10/16/ps4s-are-reportedly-being-bricked-and-sony-is-working-on-a-fix Exploit  Third Party Advisory 
https://www.reddit.com/r/PS4/comments/9o5efg/message_bricking_console_megathread/ Third Party Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-119 Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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