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CVE-2018-1000637 Detail

Current Description

zutils version prior to version 1.8-pre2 contains a Buffer Overflow vulnerability in zcat that can result in Potential denial of service or arbitrary code execution. This attack appear to be exploitable via the victim openning a crafted compressed file. This vulnerability appears to have been fixed in 1.8-pre2.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.8 HIGH
Vector: AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 5.9
Exploitability Score: 1.8


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

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.8 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
https://bugs.debian.org/904819 Issue Tracking Mailing List Third Party Advisory
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/09/msg00016.html Mailing List Third Party Advisory
https://lists.nongnu.org/archive/html/zutils-bug/2018-08/msg00000.html Mailing List Third Party Advisory

Technical Details

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Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:nongnu:zutils:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
1.8
 cpe:2.3:a:nongnu:zutils:1.8:pre1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:8.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-1000637
NVD Published Date:
08/20/2018
NVD Last Modified:
11/02/2018