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Published: 15 February 2017

Stack-based buffer overflow in the parsePresentationContext function in storescp in DICOM dcmtk-3.6.0 and earlier allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (segmentation fault) via a long string sent to TCP port 4242.



Cvss 3 Severity Score


Score breakdown


Package Release Status
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
artful Not vulnerable

bionic Not vulnerable

cosmic Not vulnerable

disco Not vulnerable

eoan Not vulnerable

focal Not vulnerable

groovy Not vulnerable

hirsute Not vulnerable

impish Not vulnerable

jammy Not vulnerable

kinetic Not vulnerable

lunar Not vulnerable

precise Ignored
(end of life)
Released (3.6.0-15+deb8u1build0.14.04.1)
Released (3.6.1~20160216-2)
Released (3.6.1~20150924-5ubuntu0.1~esm1)
Available with Ubuntu Pro
yakkety Not vulnerable
zesty Not vulnerable

Severity score breakdown

Parameter Value
Base score 7.5
Attack vector Network
Attack complexity Low
Privileges required None
User interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality None
Integrity impact None
Availability impact High
Vector CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H