Vulnerability Name:

CVE-2018-3849

Assigned:2018-04-12
Published:2018-04-12
Updated:2018-05-21
Summary:In the ffghtb function in NASA CFITSIO 3.42, specially crafted images parsed via the library can cause a stack-based buffer overflow overwriting arbitrary data. An attacker can deliver an FIT image to trigger this vulnerability and potentially gain code execution.
CVSS v3 Severity:8.8 High (CVSS v3 Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)
7.7 High (Temporal CVSS v3 Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C)
Exploitability Metrics:Attack Vector (AV): Network
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): None
User Interaction (UI): Required
Scope:Scope (S): Unchanged
Impact Metrics:Confidentiality (C): High
Integrity (I): High
Availibility (A): High
7.8 High (CCN CVSS v3 Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)
6.8 Medium (CCN Temporal CVSS v3 Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C)
Exploitability Metrics:Attack Vector (AV): Local
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): None
User Interaction (UI): Required
Scope:Scope (S): Unchanged
Impact Metrics:Confidentiality (C): High
Integrity (I): High
Availibility (A): High
CVSS v2 Severity:6.8 Medium (CVSS v2 Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Exploitability Metrics:Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (Au): None
Impact Metrics:Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availibility (A): Partial
6.8 Medium (CCN CVSS v2 Vector: AV:L/AC:L/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Exploitability Metrics:Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Athentication (Au): Single_Instance
Impact Metrics:Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): Complete
Availibility (A): Complete
Vulnerability Type:CWE-119
References:Source: XF
Type: UNKNOWN
nasa-cve20183849-bo(141559)

Source: MISC
Type: VENDOR_ADVISORY
https://www.talosintelligence.com/vulnerability_reports/TALOS-2018-0531

Vulnerable Configuration:Configuration 1:
  • cpe:/a:nasa:cfitsio:3.42:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

  • Configuration CCN 1:
  • cpe:/a:nasa:cfitsio:3.42:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

  • Denotes that component is vulnerable
    Oval Definitions
    Definition IDClassTitleLast Modified
    oval:com.ubuntu.artful:def:20183849000
    V
    CVE-2018-3849 on Ubuntu 17.10 (artful) - untriaged.
    2018-04-16
    oval:com.ubuntu.xenial:def:20183849000
    V
    CVE-2018-3849 on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (xenial) - untriaged.
    2018-04-16
    BACK
    nasa cfitsio 3.42
    nasa cfitsio 3.42