There are two Information Disclosure vulnerabilities in colord, and they lie in colord/src/cd-device-db.c and colord/src/cd-profile-db.c separately. They exist because the 'err_msg' of 'sqlite3_exec' is not releasing after use, while libxml2 emphasizes that the caller needs to release it.
Published 2022-08-25 18:15:09
Updated 2023-07-17 15:18:41
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Vulnerability category: Information leak

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2021-42523

0.21%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 58 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2021-42523

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

CWE ids for CVE-2021-42523

References for CVE-2021-42523

  • https://github.com/hughsie/colord/issues/110
    potential memory leak: forgetting to free error message of libsqlite3 API 'sqlite3_exec' -1 · Issue #110 · hughsie/colord · GitHub
    Exploit;Issue Tracking;Patch;Third Party Advisory

Products affected by CVE-2021-42523

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