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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2016-9436

parsetagx.c in w3m before 0.5.3+git20161009 does not properly initialize values, which allows remote attackers to crash the application via a crafted html file, related to a <i> tag.
Publish Date : 2017-01-20 Last Update Date : 2018-10-30
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
4.3
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 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)
CWE ID 20

- Products Affected By CVE-2016-9436

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Opensuse Leap 42.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Opensuse Project Leap 42.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application W3m Project W3M 0.5.3+git20160718 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Opensuse Leap 1
Opensuse Project Leap 1
W3m Project W3M 1

- References For CVE-2016-9436

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/11/18/3
MLIST [oss-security] 20161118 Re: CVE request: w3m - multiple vulnerabilities
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201701-08
GENTOO GLSA-201701-08
https://github.com/tats/w3m/commit/33509cc81ec5f2ba44eb6fd98bd5c1b5873e46bd CONFIRM
https://github.com/tats/w3m/issues/16
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/94407
BID 94407 w3m Multiple Security Vulnerabilities Release Date:2017-03-07
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2016-12/msg00084.html
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2016:3121

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2016-9436

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


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