The HTBoundary_put_block function in HTBound.c for W3C libwww (w3c-libwww) allows remote servers to cause a denial of service (segmentation fault) via a crafted multipart/byteranges MIME message that triggers an out-of-bounds read.
Published 2005-10-12 22:02:00
Updated 2018-10-03 21:31:43
Source Red Hat, Inc.
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: Memory CorruptionInput validationDenial of service

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2005-3183

0.33%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 67 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2005-3183

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
4.3
MEDIUM AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
8.6
2.9
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2005-3183

  • The product receives input or data, but it does not validate or incorrectly validates that the input has the properties that are required to process the data safely and correctly.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

Vendor statements for CVE-2005-3183

  • Red Hat 2007-09-07
    Red Hat is aware of this issue and is tracking it via the following bug: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=170518 The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this issue as having low security impact, a future update may address this flaw. More information regarding issue severity can be found here: http://www.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/ The risks associated with fixing this bug are greater than the low severity security risk. We therefore currently have no plans to fix this flaw in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1 and 3 which are in maintenance mode.

Products affected by CVE-2005-3183

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