CVE-2016-9642

medium
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Description

JavaScriptCore in WebKit allows attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds heap read) via a crafted Javascript file.

References

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/11/26/4

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/94554

http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1038137

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201706-15

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2017-02-03

Updated: 2017-07-12

Type: CWE-125

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 4.3

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

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 8.6

Severity: MEDIUM

CVSS v3

Base Score: 5.5

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

Impact Score: 3.6

Exploitability Score: 1.8

Severity: MEDIUM

Vulnerable Software

Configuration 1

OR

cpe:2.3:a:webkit:webkit:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Tenable Plugins

View all (5 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
100675GLSA-201706-15 : WebKitGTK+: Multiple vulnerabilitiesNessusGentoo Local Security Checks
high
99278Ubuntu 16.04 LTS / 16.10 : webkit2gtk vulnerabilities (USN-3257-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
high
99264Apple TV < 10.2 Multiple VulnerabilitiesNessusMisc.
high
99167macOS : Apple Safari < 10.1 Multiple VulnerabilitiesNessusMacOS X Local Security Checks
high
99127Apple iOS < 10.3 Multiple VulnerabilitiesNessusMobile Devices
critical