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CVE-2018-10864 Detail

Current Description

An uncontrolled resource consumption flaw has been discovered in redhat-certification in the way documents are loaded. A remote attacker may provide an existing but invalid XML file which would be opened and never closed, possibly producing a Denial of Service.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  08/13/2018
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.2 MEDIUM
Vector: AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 3.6
Exploitability Score: 2.5


Attack Vector (AV): Local
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://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:2373 Vendor Advisory
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2018-10864 Issue Tracking Vendor Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Uncontrolled Resource Consumption ('Resource Exhaustion') (CWE-400)

Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-10864
NVD Published Date:
08/13/2018
NVD Last Modified:
10/10/2018