CVE-2016-9643

MEDIUM

Description

The regex code in Webkit 2.4.11 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) as demonstrated in a large number of ($ (open parenthesis and dollar) followed by {-2,16} and a large number of +) (plus close parenthesis).

References

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/11/26/2

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/11/26/5

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/94559

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

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

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2017-03-07

Updated: 2017-07-12

Type: CWE-400

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

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

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 10

Severity: MEDIUM

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.5

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

Impact Score: 3.6

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: HIGH