Vulnerability CVE-2017-16612


Published: 2017-12-01

Description:
libXcursor before 1.1.15 has various integer overflows that could lead to heap buffer overflows when processing malicious cursors, e.g., with programs like GIMP. It is also possible that an attack vector exists against the related code in cursor/xcursor.c in Wayland through 1.14.0.

Type:

CWE-190

(Integer Overflow or Wraparound)

CVSS2 => (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
5/10
2.9/10
10/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Low
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
None
None
Partial
Affected software
X -> Libxcursor 
Debian -> Debian linux 
Canonical -> Ubuntu linux 

 References:
http://security.cucumberlinux.com/security/details.php?id=156
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2017/11/28/6
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3501-1
https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1065386
https://cgit.freedesktop.org/wayland/wayland/commit/?id=5d201df72f3d4f4cb8b8f75f980169b03507da38
https://cgit.freedesktop.org/xorg/lib/libXcursor/commit/?id=4794b5dd34688158fb51a2943032569d3780c4b8
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2017/12/msg00002.html
https://lists.freedesktop.org/archives/wayland-devel/2017-November/035979.html
https://marc.info/?l=freedesktop-xorg-announce&m=151188036018262&w=2
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201801-04
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3622-1/
https://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-4059

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