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Bug 865249 (CVE-2022-38223) - www-client/w3m: oob write
Summary: www-client/w3m: oob write
Status: CONFIRMED
Alias: CVE-2022-38223
Product: Gentoo Security
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Vulnerabilities (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal minor (vote)
Assignee: Gentoo Security
URL: https://github.com/tats/w3m/issues/242
Whiteboard: B3 [upstream]
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Reported: 2022-08-15 16:17 UTC by John Helmert III
Modified: 2022-08-15 16:17 UTC (History)
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Description John Helmert III archtester Gentoo Infrastructure gentoo-dev Security 2022-08-15 16:17:26 UTC
CVE-2022-38223:

There is an out-of-bounds write in checkType located in etc.c in w3m 0.5.3. It can be triggered by sending a crafted HTML file to the w3m binary. It allows an attacker to cause Denial of Service or possibly have unspecified other impact.