Vulnerability CVE-2018-15120


Published: 2018-08-24

Description:
libpango in Pango 1.40.8 through 1.42.3, as used in hexchat and other products, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact via crafted text with invalid Unicode sequences.

See advisories in our WLB2 database:
Topic
Author
Date
Med.
Libpango 1.40.8 Denial Of Service
Jeffery M
28.08.2018

Type:

CWE-119

(Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer)

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
Pango -> Pango 
Canonical -> Ubuntu linux 

 References:
http://173.193.139.3/xfce4-pdos.webm
https://github.com/GNOME/pango/blob/1.42.4/NEWS
https://github.com/GNOME/pango/commit/71aaeaf020340412b8d012fe23a556c0420eda5f
https://mail.gnome.org/archives/distributor-list/2018-August/msg00001.html
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201811-07
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3750-1/
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/45263/

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