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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2016-7972

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.
Publish Date : 2017-03-03 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 399

- Products Affected By CVE-2016-7972

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Fedoraproject Fedora 23 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Fedoraproject Fedora 24 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Fedoraproject Fedora 25 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Libass Project Libass * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Opensuse Leap 42.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Opensuse Opensuse 13.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Fedoraproject Fedora 3
Libass Project Libass 1
Opensuse Leap 1
Opensuse Opensuse 1

- References For CVE-2016-7972

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2016-12/msg00068.html
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2016:3087
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1381960 CONFIRM
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/93358
BID 93358
https://github.com/libass/libass/pull/240/commits/aa54e0b59200a994d50a346b5d7ac818ebcf2d4b CONFIRM
https://github.com/libass/libass/releases/tag/0.13.4 CONFIRM
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/[email protected]/message/KW6DNERYHPI5Y6SQYU3XKTVSCOWMIHUC/
FEDORA FEDORA-2016-282507c3e9
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/[email protected]/message/R7JJ2SGVOX6UQQIRMVC3QACJLKHE2PYN/
FEDORA FEDORA-2016-95407a836f
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201702-25
GENTOO GLSA-201702-25
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/10/05/2
MLIST [oss-security] 20161004 Re: Handful of libass issues
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/[email protected]/message/VUOUOK3VULMMZTNSCRFCNPDAPDWAVK7X/
FEDORA FEDORA-2016-d2a05a0644

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2016-7972

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


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