CVE-2017-6419

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2017-03-29
CWE:
CWE-122
Bugzilla:
1483909: CVE-2017-6419 libmspack, clamav: heap-based buffer overflow in mspack/lzxd.c

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

mspack/lzxd.c in libmspack 0.5alpha, as used in ClamAV 0.99.2, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (heap-based buffer overflow and application crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted CHM file.

Find out more about CVE-2017-6419 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v3 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v3 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

CVSS3 Base Score 6.5
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
Attack Vector Network
Attack Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction Required
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact High

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 libmspack Will not fix

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