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Alpine Linux: CVE-2017-16612: libxcursor heap overflows when parsing malicious files

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Alpine Linux: CVE-2017-16612: libxcursor heap overflows when parsing malicious files

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
12/01/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/21/2018
Modified
12/04/2019

Description

libXcursor before 1.1.15 has various integer overflows that could lead to heap buffer overflows when processing malicious cursors, e.g., with programs like GIMP. It is also possible that an attack vector exists against the related code in cursor/xcursor.c in Wayland through 1.14.0.

Solution(s)

  • alpine-linux-upgrade-libxcursor

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