Vulnerability CVE-2017-2888


Published: 2017-10-11   Modified: 2017-10-12

Description:
An exploitable integer overflow vulnerability exists when creating a new RGB Surface in SDL 2.0.5. A specially crafted file can cause an integer overflow resulting in too little memory being allocated which can lead to a buffer overflow and potential code execution. An attacker can provide a specially crafted image file to trigger this vulnerability.

Type:

CWE-190

(Integer Overflow or Wraparound)

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

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
6.8/10
6.4/10
8.6/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Medium
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Partial
Partial
Partial
Affected software
Libsdl -> SDL 

 References:
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/101215
https://usn.ubuntu.com/4143-1/
https://www.talosintelligence.com/vulnerability_reports/TALOS-2017-0395

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