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CVE-2017-6596

Published: 10 March 2017

partclone.chkimg in partclone 0.2.89 is prone to a heap-based buffer overflow vulnerability due to insufficient validation of the partclone image header. An attacker may be able to launch a 'Denial of Service attack' in the context of the user running the affected application.

Priority

Medium

Cvss 3 Severity Score

5.5

Score breakdown

Status

Package Release Status
partclone
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
artful Ignored
(end of life)
bionic Not vulnerable
(0.3.11-1build1)
cosmic Not vulnerable
(0.3.11-1build1)
disco Not vulnerable
(0.3.11-1build1)
eoan Not vulnerable
(0.3.11-1build1)
focal Not vulnerable
(0.3.11-1build1)
groovy Not vulnerable
(0.3.11-1build1)
hirsute Not vulnerable
(0.3.11-1build1)
impish Not vulnerable
(0.3.11-1build1)
jammy Not vulnerable
(0.3.11-1build1)
kinetic Not vulnerable
(0.3.11-1build1)
lunar Not vulnerable
(0.3.11-1build1)
mantic Not vulnerable
(0.3.11-1build1)
precise Ignored
(end of life)
trusty Does not exist
(trusty was needed)
upstream
Released (0.2.89-3, 0.2.90-1)
xenial Needed

yakkety Ignored
(end of life)
zesty Ignored
(end of life)

Severity score breakdown

Parameter Value
Base score 5.5
Attack vector Local
Attack complexity Low
Privileges required None
User interaction Required
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality None
Integrity impact None
Availability impact High
Vector CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H