Vulnerability CVE-2017-17440


Published: 2017-12-06

Description:
GNU Libextractor 1.6 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and application crash) via a crafted GIF, IT (Impulse Tracker), NSFE, S3M (Scream Tracker 3), SID, or XM (eXtended Module) file, as demonstrated by the EXTRACTOR_xm_extract_method function in plugins/xm_extractor.c.

Type:

CWE-476

(NULL Pointer Dereference)

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

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
4.3/10
2.9/10
8.6/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Medium
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
None
None
Partial
Affected software
GNU -> Libextractor 

 References:
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/102116
https://bugs.debian.org/883528#35
https://gnunet.org/git/libextractor.git/commit/?id=7cc63b001ceaf81143795321379c835486d0c92e
https://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/bug-libextractor/2017-11/msg00000.html
https://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/bug-libextractor/2017-11/msg00001.html
https://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/bug-libextractor/2017-11/msg00002.html
https://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/bug-libextractor/2017-11/msg00004.html
https://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/bug-libextractor/2017-11/msg00005.html

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