Executive Summary

Title dosbox security update
Name DSA-4478 First vendor Publication 2019-07-10
Vendor Debian Last vendor Modification 2019-07-10
Severity (Vendor) N/A Revision 1

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v3

Cvss vector : N/A
Overall CVSS Score NA
Base Score NA Environmental Score NA
impact SubScore NA Temporal Score NA
Exploitabality Sub Score NA
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Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Cvss Base Score 7.5 Attack Range Network
Cvss Impact Score 6.4 Attack Complexity Low
Cvss Expoit Score 10 Authentication None Required
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Two vulnerabilities were discovered in the DOSBox emulator, which could result in the execution of arbitrary code on the host running DOSBox when running a malicious executable in the emulator.

For the oldstable distribution (stretch), these problems have been fixed in version 0.74-4.2+deb9u2.

For the stable distribution (buster), these problems have been fixed in version 0.74-2-3+deb10u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your dosbox packages.

For the detailed security status of dosbox please refer to its security tracker page at: https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/dosbox

Original Source

Url : http://www.debian.org/security/2019/dsa-4478

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

% Id Name
100 % CWE-119 Failure to Constrain Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

Application 1
Os 3
Os 1

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Date Informations
2019-07-11 00:18:29
  • First insertion