Vulnerability Name:

CVE-2018-11129

Assigned:2018-05-16
Published:2018-05-16
Updated:2018-06-20
Summary:The header::add_INFO_descriptor function in header.cpp in VCFtools 0.1.15 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (use-after-free) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted vcf file.
CVSS v3 Severity:7.8 High (CVSS v3 Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)
6.9 Medium (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:U/RC:R)
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
5.5 Medium (CCN CVSS v3 Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H)
4.9 Medium (CCN Temporal CVSS v3 Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H/E:U/RL:U/RC:R)
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): None
Integrity (I): None
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
4.6 Medium (CCN CVSS v2 Vector: AV:L/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Exploitability Metrics:Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Athentication (Au): Single_Instance
Impact Metrics:Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availibility (A): Complete
Vulnerability Type:CWE-416
References:Source: FULLDISC
Type: VENDOR_ADVISORY
20180516 vcftools 0.1.15 vuln bugs

Source: XF
Type: UNKNOWN
vcftools-cve201811129-dos(143425)

Vulnerable Configuration:Configuration 1:
  • cpe:/a:vcftools_project:vcftools:0.1.15:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

  • * Denotes that component is vulnerable
    Oval Definitions
    Definition IDClassTitleLast Modified
    oval:com.ubuntu.artful:def:201811129000
    V
    CVE-2018-11129 on Ubuntu 17.10 (artful) - low.
    2018-05-17
    oval:com.ubuntu.trusty:def:201811129000
    V
    CVE-2018-11129 on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (trusty) - low.
    2018-05-17
    oval:com.ubuntu.xenial:def:201811129000
    V
    CVE-2018-11129 on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (xenial) - low.
    2018-05-17
    BACK
    vcftools_project vcftools 0.1.15