CVE-2017-13740

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2017-08-23
CWE:
CWE-121
Bugzilla:
1488937: CVE-2017-13740 liblouis: Stack-buffer overflow in the parseChars() function

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

There is a stack-based buffer overflow in Liblouis 3.2.0, triggered in the function parseChars() in compileTranslationTable.c, that will lead to denial of service or possibly unspecified other impact.

Find out more about CVE-2017-13740 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v3 metrics

CVSS3 Base Score 7
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Attack Vector Local
Attack Complexity High
Privileges Required None
User Interaction Required
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality High
Integrity Impact High
Availability Impact High

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (liblouis) RHSA-2017:3111 2017-11-02
Last Modified

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