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CVE-2022-29536 Detail

Current Description

In GNOME Epiphany before 41.4 and 42.x before 42.2, an HTML document can trigger a client buffer overflow (in ephy_string_shorten in the UI process) via a long page title. The issue occurs because the number of bytes for a UTF-8 ellipsis character is not properly considered.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  7.5 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
https://gitlab.gnome.org/GNOME/epiphany/-/merge_requests/1106 Issue Tracking  Patch  Third Party Advisory 
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/GLLDMY4JYDZTMZSCPSY23K5YW3SQYUR6/ Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/N7YWVIUGFRA6GOE3QAPSJJ6EL3DJG5NX/
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/U5K5UPNHVWXDPSMBNSB2645MD2N5CXQS/ Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-787 Out-of-bounds Write cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2022-29536
NVD Published Date:
04/20/2022
NVD Last Modified:
05/07/2022
Source:
MITRE