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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2016-8386

An exploitable heap-based buffer overflow exists in Iceni Argus. When it attempts to convert a PDF containing a malformed font to XML, the tool will attempt to use a size out of the font to search through a linked list of buffers to return. Due to a signedness issue, a buffer smaller than the requested size will be returned. Later when the tool tries to populate this buffer, the overflow will occur which can lead to code execution under the context of the user running the tool.
Publish Date : 2017-02-27 Last Update Date : 2017-03-01
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
9.3
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute CodeOverflow
CWE ID 119

- Products Affected By CVE-2016-8386

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Iceni Argus 6.6.04 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Iceni Argus 1

- References For CVE-2016-8386

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/96472
BID 96472 Iceni Argus Multiple Security Vulnerabilities Release Date:2017-03-02
http://www.talosintelligence.com/reports/TALOS-2016-0211/

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2016-8386

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


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