Threat Encyclopedia

Security Vulnerability CVE-2017-7523 for cygwin

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Cygwin versions 1.7.2 up to and including 1.8.0 are vulnerable to buffer overflow vulnerability in wcsxfrm/wcsxfrm_l functions resulting into denial-of-service by crashing the process or potential hijack of the process running with administrative privileges triggered by specially crafted input string.

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cygwin

CVE References

CVE-2017-7523