CVE-2017-17497

Current Description

In Tidy 5.7.0, the prvTidyTidyMetaCharset function in clean.c allows attackers to cause a denial of service (Segmentation Fault), because the currentNode variable in the "children of the head" processing feature is modified in the loop without validating the new value.

Basic Data

PublishedDecember 10, 2017
Last ModifiedFebruary 04, 2020
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Data TypeCVE
Data FormatMITRE
Data Version4.0
Problem TypeCWE-119
CVE Data Version4.0

Base Metric V2

CVSS 2 - Version2.0
CVSS 2 - Vector StringAV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
CVSS 2 - Access VectorNETWORK
CVSS 2 - Access ComplexityLOW
CVSS 2 - AuthenticationNONE
CVSS 2 - Confidentiality ImpactNONE
CVSS 2 - Availability ImpactPARTIAL
CVSS 2 - Base Score5.0
SeverityMEDIUM
Exploitability Score10.0
Impact Score2.9
Obtain All Privilegefalse
Obtain User Privilegefalse
Obtain Other Privilegefalse

Base Metric V3

No data provided.

Configurations

  • OR - Configuration 1
    Cpe VersionPartVendorProductVersionUpdateEditionLanguageSW EditionTarget SWTarget HWOtherVersion Start IncludingVersion End IncludingVersion Start ExcludingVersion End Excluding
    2.3ApplicationHtacgTidy5.7.0*******

Vulnerable Software List

VendorProductVersions
Htacg Tidy 5.7.0

References

NameSourceURLTags
https://github.com/htacg/tidy-html5/issues/656https://github.com/htacg/tidy-html5/issues/656CONFIRMIssue Tracking Patch Third Party Advisory