** DISPUTED ** Telegram Desktop (aka tdesktop) 1.3.14 might allow attackers to cause a denial of service (assertion failure and application exit) via an "Edit color palette" search that triggers an "index out of range" condition. NOTE: this issue is disputed by multiple third parties because the described attack scenario does not cross a privilege boundary.
Published 2018-09-19 22:29:01
Updated 2019-10-03 00:03:26
Source MITRE
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: Denial of service

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2018-17231

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days: 0.08%

Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less: ~ 30 % EPSS Score History EPSS FAQ

CVSS scores for CVE-2018-17231

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Source
5.0
MEDIUM AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
10.0
2.9
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7.5
HIGH CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
3.9
3.6
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CWE ids for CVE-2018-17231

  • The product contains an assert() or similar statement that can be triggered by an attacker, which leads to an application exit or other behavior that is more severe than necessary.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2018-17231

Products affected by CVE-2018-17231

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