CVE-2016-9435

NameCVE-2016-9435
DescriptionThe HTMLtagproc1 function in file.c in w3m before 0.5.3+git20161009 does not properly initialize values, which allows remote attackers to crash the application via a crafted html file, related to <dd> tags.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitymedium

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
w3m (PTS)stretch0.5.3-34+deb9u1fixed
buster0.5.3-37fixed
bullseye, sid0.5.3+git20210102-6fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
w3msourcejessie0.5.3-19+deb8u1
w3msource(unstable)0.5.3-30

Notes

[wheezy] - w3m <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
https://github.com/tats/w3m/issues/16
Fixed by: https://github.com/tats/w3m/commit/33509cc81ec5f2ba44eb6fd98bd5c1b5873e46bd

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