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885893: CVE-2012-6303 tcl-snack: multiple buffer overflows

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Heap-based buffer overflow in the GetWavHeader function in generic/jkSoundFile.c in the Snack Sound Toolkit, as used in WaveSurfer 1.8.8p4, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a large chunk size in a WAV file.

Find out more about CVE-2012-6303 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score 2.1
Base Metrics AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Partial

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