CVE-2017-2885

HIGH

Description

An exploitable stack based buffer overflow vulnerability exists in the GNOME libsoup 2.58. A specially crafted HTTP request can cause a stack overflow resulting in remote code execution. An attacker can send a special HTTP request to the vulnerable server to trigger this vulnerability.

References

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/100258

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:2459

https://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-3929

https://www.talosintelligence.com/vulnerability_reports/TALOS-2017-0392

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2018-04-24

Updated: 2018-06-13

Type: CWE-119

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