|Date: (C)2008-07-21 (M)2017-08-08|
|CVSS Score: 10.0||Access Vector: NETWORK|
|Exploitability Subscore: 10.0||Access Complexity: LOW|
|Impact Subscore: 10.0||Authentication: NONE|
| ||Confidentiality: COMPLETE|
| ||Integrity: COMPLETE|
| ||Availability: COMPLETE|
Stack-based buffer overflow in the read_article function in getarticle.c in newsx 1.6 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a news article containing a large number of lines starting with a period.