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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2017-5357

regex.c in GNU ed before 1.14.1 allows attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a malformed command, which triggers an invalid free.
Publish Date : 2017-02-16 Last Update Date : 2017-02-17
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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) Denial Of Service
CWE ID 416

- Products Affected By CVE-2017-5357

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Fedoraproject Fedora 25 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application GNU ED 1.14 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Fedoraproject Fedora 1
GNU ED 1

- References For CVE-2017-5357

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2017/01/13/3
MLIST [oss-security] 20170112 Re: invalid free in GNU ed before 1.14.1
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/95422
BID 95422 GNU ed CVE-2017-5357 Denial of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2017-01-16
https://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/bug-ed/2017-01/msg00000.html
MLIST [Bug-ed] 20170108 invalid free on malformed commands
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/[email protected]/message/ZVH54XNZ77ICNBJTPI2DLJYQTA3SYSFC/
FEDORA FEDORA-2017-f87674ad41
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2017/01/12/7
MLIST [oss-security] 20170112 Re: invalid free in GNU ed before 1.14.1
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2017/01/12/6
MLIST [oss-security] 20170112 Re: invalid free in GNU ed before 1.14.1
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2017/01/12/5
MLIST [oss-security] 20170112 invalid free in GNU ed before 1.14.1

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2017-5357

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


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