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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2017-16612

libXcursor before 1.1.15 has various integer overflows that could lead to heap buffer overflows when processing malicious cursors, e.g., with programs like GIMP. It is also possible that an attack vector exists against the related code in cursor/xcursor.c in Wayland through 1.14.0.
Publish Date : 2017-12-01 Last Update Date : 2018-04-10
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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) Overflow
CWE ID 190

- Products Affected By CVE-2017-16612

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 14.04 ~~lts~~~ Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 16.04 ~~lts~~~ Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 17.04 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 17.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Debian Debian Linux 8.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Debian Debian Linux 9.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application X Libxcursor 1.1.14 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Canonical Ubuntu Linux 4
Debian Debian Linux 2
X Libxcursor 1

- References For CVE-2017-16612

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3501-1
UBUNTU USN-3501-1
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3622-1/
UBUNTU USN-3622-1
https://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-4059
DEBIAN DSA-4059
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201801-04
GENTOO GLSA-201801-04
https://marc.info/?l=freedesktop-xorg-announce&m=151188036018262&w=2
MLIST [freedesktop-xorg-announce] 20171128 libXcursor 1.1.15
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2017/11/28/6
MLIST [oss-security] 20171128 CVE-2017-16612 libXcursor: heap overflows when parsing malicious files
https://cgit.freedesktop.org/wayland/wayland/commit/?id=5d201df72f3d4f4cb8b8f75f980169b03507da38
https://lists.freedesktop.org/archives/wayland-devel/2017-November/035979.html
https://cgit.freedesktop.org/xorg/lib/libXcursor/commit/?id=4794b5dd34688158fb51a2943032569d3780c4b8 CONFIRM
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2017/12/msg00002.html
MLIST [debian-lts-announce] 20171210 [SECURITY] [DLA 1201-1] libxcursor security update
https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1065386 CONFIRM
http://security.cucumberlinux.com/security/details.php?id=156 CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2017-16612

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


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