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CVE-2019-12951

Published: 24 June 2019

An issue was discovered in Mongoose before 6.15. The parse_mqtt() function in mg_mqtt.c has a critical heap-based buffer overflow.

Notes

AuthorNote
alexmurray
smplayer in >= bionic contains an embedded copy of mongoose
ebarretto
smplayer embeds a copy, which is unused in any released version and
disabled since 18.5.0~ds1-1

Priority

Medium

Cvss 3 Severity Score

9.8

Score breakdown

Status

Package Release Status
smplayer
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Ignored

cosmic Ignored
(end of life)
disco Ignored

trusty Does not exist

upstream Needs triage

xenial Not vulnerable

Patches:
upstream: https://github.com/cesanta/mongoose/commit/b3e0f780c34cea88f057a62213c012aa88fe2deb

Severity score breakdown

Parameter Value
Base score 9.8
Attack vector Network
Attack complexity Low
Privileges required None
User interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality High
Integrity impact High
Availability impact High
Vector CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H