Upstream information

CVE-2017-5357 at MITRE

Description

regex.c in GNU ed before 1.14.1 allows attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a malformed command, which triggers an invalid free.

SUSE information

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 4.96 2.11
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network Local
Access Complexity Low Low
Authentication None None
Confidentiality Impact None None
Integrity Impact None None
Availability Impact Partial Partial
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 7.5
Vector AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact High

This issue is currently rated as having low severity.

SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1019807 [NEW]

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