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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2016-6855

Eye of GNOME (aka eog) 3.16.5, 3.17.x, 3.18.x before 3.18.3, 3.19.x, and 3.20.x before 3.20.4, when used with glib before 2.44.1, allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds write and crash) via vectors involving passing invalid UTF-8 to GMarkup.
Publish Date : 2016-09-07 Last Update Date : 2018-10-30
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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 787

- Products Affected By CVE-2016-6855

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 12.04 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 14.04 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 16.04 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Fedoraproject Fedora 23 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Fedoraproject Fedora 24 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Opensuse Leap 42.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Opensuse Opensuse 13.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Canonical Ubuntu Linux 3
Fedoraproject Fedora 2
Opensuse Leap 1
Opensuse Opensuse 1

- References For CVE-2016-6855

http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/138486/Gnome-Eye-Of-Gnome-3.10.2-Out-Of-Bounds-Write.html
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/[email protected]/message/JVINHHR6VJKXTYYMAYKN5GROKHVT4UKB/
FEDORA FEDORA-2016-5abbc35b6a
https://git.gnome.org/browse/eog/plain/NEWS?h=3.18.3 CONFIRM
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/[email protected]/message/T6GFDHLNPUG7JHWM3QLXQNRA7NZGU2KI/
FEDORA FEDORA-2016-0f8779baa6
https://git.gnome.org/browse/eog/commit/?id=e99a8c00f959652fe7c10e2fa5a3a7a5c25e6af4 CONFIRM
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3069-1
UBUNTU USN-3069-1
https://git.gnome.org/browse/eog/plain/NEWS?h=3.20.4 CONFIRM
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/40291/
EXPLOIT-DB 40291
https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=770143 CONFIRM
https://git.gnome.org/browse/eog/plain/NEWS?h=3.16.5 CONFIRM
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2016-09/msg00021.html
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2016:2242
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/92616
BID 92616 Gnome Eye Of Gnome CVE-2016-6855 Out of Bounds Write Denial of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2016-08-23
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2020/04/msg00018.html
MLIST [debian-lts-announce] 20200425 [SECURITY] [DLA 2185-1] eog security update

- Vulnerability Conditions

Vulnerability is valid if product versions listed below are used 0
Vulnerability is valid if product versions listed below are used 0
Vulnerability is valid if product versions listed below are used 0
Vulnerability is valid if product versions listed below are used 0

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2016-6855

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


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