CVE-2016-7972

NVD - CVE-2016-7972

CVE-2016-7972 Detail

Current Description

The check_allocations function in libass/ass_shaper.c in libass before 0.13.4 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory allocation failure) via unspecified vectors.


View Analysis Description

Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  7.5 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H


NVD Analysts use publicly available information to associate vector strings and CVSS scores. We also display any CVSS information provided within the CVE List from the CNA.

Note: NVD Analysts have published a CVSS score for this CVE based on publicly available information at the time of analysis. The CNA has not provided a score within the CVE List.

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

By selecting these links, you will be leaving NIST webspace. We have provided these links to other web sites because they may have information that would be of interest to you. No inferences should be drawn on account of other sites being referenced, or not, from this page. There may be other web sites that are more appropriate for your purpose. NIST does not necessarily endorse the views expressed, or concur with the facts presented on these sites. Further, NIST does not endorse any commercial products that may be mentioned on these sites. Please address comments about this page to [email protected].

Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2016-12/msg00068.html Third Party Advisory 
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/10/05/2 Mailing List  Patch  Third Party Advisory 
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/93358 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1381960 Issue Tracking  Patch 
https://github.com/libass/libass/pull/240/commits/aa54e0b59200a994d50a346b5d7ac818ebcf2d4b Issue Tracking  Patch  Third Party Advisory 
https://github.com/libass/libass/releases/tag/0.13.4 Patch  Release Notes  Third Party Advisory 
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/[email protected]/message/KW6DNERYHPI5Y6SQYU3XKTVSCOWMIHUC/ Patch  Third Party Advisory 
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/[email protected]/message/R7JJ2SGVOX6UQQIRMVC3QACJLKHE2PYN/ Patch  Third Party Advisory 
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/[email protected]/message/VUOUOK3VULMMZTNSCRFCNPDAPDWAVK7X/ Patch  Third Party Advisory 
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201702-25 Patch  Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-399 Resource Management Errors cwe source acceptance level NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

CPEs loading, please wait.

Denotes Vulnerable Software
Are we missing a CPE here? Please let us know.

Change History

3 change records found show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-7972
NVD Published Date:
03/03/2017
NVD Last Modified:
10/30/2018
Source:
MITRE