CVE-2018-1165 Detail

Current Description

This vulnerability allows local attackers to escalate privileges on vulnerable installations of Joyent SmartOS release-20170803-20170803T064301Z. An attacker must first obtain the ability to execute low-privileged code on the target system in order to exploit this vulnerability. The specific flaw exists within the SMB_IOC_SVCENUM IOCTL. The issue results from the lack of proper validation of the length of user-supplied data prior to copying it to a fixed-length, heap-based buffer. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute code under the context of the host OS. Was ZDI-CAN-4983.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  7.0 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
https://help.joyent.com/hc/en-us/articles/360000124928 Vendor Advisory 
https://www.oracle.com/security-alerts/cpuapr2020.html Third Party Advisory 
https://zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-18-158 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-787 Out-of-bounds Write cwe source acceptance level NIST  
CWE-122 Heap-based Buffer Overflow Reference acceptance level Zero Day Initiative  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-1165
NVD Published Date:
02/21/2018
NVD Last Modified:
09/09/2020
Source:
Zero Day Initiative