CVE-2017-16844

HIGH

Description

Heap-based buffer overflow in the loadbuf function in formisc.c in formail in procmail 3.22 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted e-mail message because of a hardcoded realloc size, a different vulnerability than CVE-2014-3618.

References

http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1039844

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:3269

https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=876511

https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2017/11/msg00019.html

https://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-4041

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2017-11-16

Updated: 2018-02-04

Type: CWE-119

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

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

Impact Score: 10

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