CVE-2016-8859

HIGH

Description

Multiple integer overflows in the TRE library and musl libc allow attackers to cause memory corruption via a large number of (1) states or (2) tags, which triggers an out-of-bounds write.

References

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2020-04/msg00041.html

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/10/19/1

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/10/19/10

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/93795

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201701-11

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/202007-43

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2017-02-13

Updated: 2020-07-27

Type: CWE-190

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Impact Score: 6.4

Exploitability Score: 10

Severity: HIGH

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Impact Score: 5.9

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: CRITICAL