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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2016-9643

The regex code in Webkit 2.4.11 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) as demonstrated in a large number of ($ (open parenthesis and dollar) followed by {-2,16} and a large number of +) (plus close parenthesis).
Publish Date : 2017-03-07 Last Update Date : 2017-07-12
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
5.0
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of Service
CWE ID 400

- Products Affected By CVE-2016-9643

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Webkit Webkit 2.4.11 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Webkit Webkit 1

- References For CVE-2016-9643

http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1038137
SECTRACK 1038137
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/94559
BID 94559 WebKit CVE-2016-9643 Denial of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2017-06-08
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/11/26/2
MLIST [oss-security] 20161126 CVE Request: resource exhaustion in regex expression handling in WebKit
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/11/26/5
MLIST [oss-security] 20161126 Re: CVE Request: resource exhaustion in regex expression handling in WebKit
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201706-15
GENTOO GLSA-201706-15

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2016-9643

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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