In SWFTools 0.9.2, the png_load function in lib/png.c does not check the return value of a realloc call, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (invalid write and application crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact via vectors involving an IDAT tag in a crafted PNG file.
Published 2017-11-12 18:29:00
Updated 2017-11-27 13:11:34
Source MITRE
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Vulnerability category: OverflowDenial of service

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2017-16796

0.18%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 54 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2017-16796

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
7.8
HIGH CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
1.8
5.9
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2017-16796

References for CVE-2017-16796

Products affected by CVE-2017-16796

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