In Tidy 5.7.0, the prvTidyTidyMetaCharset function in clean.c allows attackers to cause a denial of service (Segmentation Fault), because the currentNode variable in the "children of the head" processing feature is modified in the loop without validating the new value.
Published 2017-12-10 22:29:00
Updated 2020-02-04 16:38:04
Source MITRE
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Vulnerability category: OverflowMemory CorruptionDenial of service

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2017-17497

0.09%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 37 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2017-17497

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
5.0
MEDIUM AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
10.0
2.9
NIST
7.5
HIGH CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
3.9
3.6
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2017-17497

References for CVE-2017-17497

Products affected by CVE-2017-17497

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