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CVE-2018-1000179 Detail

Current Description

A NULL Pointer Dereference of CWE-476 exists in quassel version 0.12.4 in the quasselcore void CoreAuthHandler::handle(const Login &msg) coreauthhandler.cpp line 235 that allows an attacker to cause a denial of service.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  05/08/2018
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Vector: AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 3.6
Exploitability Score: 3.9


Attack Vector (AV): Network
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): None
User Interaction (UI): None
Scope (S): Unchanged
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): High

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
https://github.com/quassel/quassel/blob/master/src/core/coreauthhandler.cpp#L236 Exploit Third Party Advisory
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201806-04
https://www.debian.org/security/2018/dsa-4189 Third Party Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • NULL Pointer Dereference (CWE-476)

Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-1000179
NVD Published Date:
05/08/2018
NVD Last Modified:
10/21/2018