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CVE-2017-2891

Description

An exploitable use-after-free vulnerability exists in the HTTP server implementation of Cesanta Mongoose 6.8. An ordinary HTTP POST request with a CGI target can cause a reuse of previously freed pointer potentially resulting in remote code execution. An attacker needs to send this HTTP request over the network to trigger this vulnerability. #### Notes Author| Note ---|--- [sbeattie](<https://launchpad.net/~sbeattie>) | mongoose is used on windows only to serve up content for chromecast


Affected Package


OS OS Version Package Name Package Version
ubuntu upstream smplayer any

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