An issue was discovered in the Tatsuya Kinoshita w3m fork before 0.5.3-31. Buffer overflow in the formUpdateBuffer function in w3m allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted HTML page.
Published 2016-12-12 02:59:19
Updated 2023-12-29 18:38:05
Source MITRE
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Vulnerability category: OverflowExecute codeDenial of service

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2016-9429

1.39%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 85 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2016-9429

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
6.8
MEDIUM AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
8.6
6.4
NIST
8.8
HIGH CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
2.8
5.9
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2016-9429

References for CVE-2016-9429

Products affected by CVE-2016-9429

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