CVE-2018-6196 Detail

Current Description

w3m through 0.5.3 is prone to an infinite recursion flaw in HTMLlineproc0 because the feed_table_block_tag function in table.c does not prevent a negative indent value.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  7.5 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2019-04/msg00028.html
https://github.com/tats/w3m/commit/8354763b90490d4105695df52674d0fcef823e92 Patch  Third Party Advisory 
https://github.com/tats/w3m/issues/88 Exploit  Patch  Third Party Advisory 
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2020/04/msg00025.html
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3555-1/ Third Party Advisory 
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3555-2/ Third Party Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-835 Loop with Unreachable Exit Condition ('Infinite Loop') cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-6196
NVD Published Date:
01/24/2018
NVD Last Modified:
10/02/2019
Source:
MITRE