CVE-2018-14424 Detail

Current Description

The daemon in GDM through 3.29.1 does not properly unexport display objects from its D-Bus interface when they are destroyed, which allows a local attacker to trigger a use-after-free via a specially crafted sequence of D-Bus method calls, resulting in a denial of service or potential code execution.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  7.8 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/105179 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
https://gitlab.gnome.org/GNOME/gdm/issues/401 Third Party Advisory 
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/09/msg00003.html Mailing List 
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3737-1/ Third Party Advisory 
https://www.debian.org/security/2018/dsa-4270 Third Party Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-416 Use After Free cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-14424
NVD Published Date:
08/14/2018
NVD Last Modified:
10/18/2018
Source:
MITRE