CVE-2017-18207

MEDIUM

Description

** DISPUTED ** The Wave_read._read_fmt_chunk function in Lib/wave.py in Python through 3.6.4 does not ensure a nonzero channel value, which allows attackers to cause a denial of service (divide-by-zero and exception) via a crafted wav format audio file. NOTE: the vendor disputes this issue because Python applications "need to be prepared to handle a wide variety of exceptions."

References

https://bugs.python.org/issue32056

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2018-03-01

Updated: 2018-03-23

Type: CWE-369

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

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 v3.0

Base Score: 6.5

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

Impact Score: 3.6

Exploitability Score: 2.8

Severity: MEDIUM