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CVE-2019-17544 Detail

Current Description

libaspell.a in GNU Aspell before 0.60.8 has a stack-based buffer over-read in acommon::unescape in common/getdata.cpp via an isolated \ character.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 9.1 CRITICAL
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
https://bugs.chromium.org/p/oss-fuzz/issues/detail?id=16109 Third Party Advisory
https://github.com/GNUAspell/aspell/commit/80fa26c74279fced8d778351cff19d1d8f44fe4e Patch Third Party Advisory
https://github.com/GNUAspell/aspell/compare/rel-0.60.7...rel-0.60.8 Third Party Advisory
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2019/10/msg00027.html
https://usn.ubuntu.com/4155-1/ Third Party Advisory
https://usn.ubuntu.com/4155-2/

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-125 Out-of-bounds Read NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:gnu:aspell:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (excluding)
0.60.8

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:12.04:*:*:*:lts:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:14.04:*:*:*:lts:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:16.04:*:*:*:lts:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:18.04:*:*:*:lts:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:19.04:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2019-17544
NVD Published Date:
10/13/2019
NVD Last Modified:
10/19/2019