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CVE-2018-12098 Detail

Current Description

The liblnk_data_block_read function in liblnk_data_block.c in liblnk through 2018-04-19 allows remote attackers to cause an information disclosure (heap-based buffer over-read) via a crafted lnk file.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  06/19/2018
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.5 MEDIUM
Vector: AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 3.6
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): None
Availability (A): None

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 1.9 LOW
Vector: (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.4


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

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from liblnk (08/10/2018)

For more information please visit https://github.com/libyal/liblnk/issues/33.

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Hyperlink Resource
http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2018/Jun/33 Mailing List Third Party Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Out-of-bounds Read (CWE-125)
  • Information Leak / Disclosure (CWE-200)

Change History

3 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-12098
NVD Published Date:
06/19/2018
NVD Last Modified:
08/10/2018