CVE-2018-14599 Detail

Current Description

An issue was discovered in libX11 through 1.6.5. The function XListExtensions in ListExt.c is vulnerable to an off-by-one error caused by malicious server responses, leading to DoS or possibly unspecified other impact.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  9.8 CRITICAL
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2018/08/21/6 Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/105177 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1041543 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:2079
https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1102062 Issue Tracking  Patch  Third Party Advisory 
https://cgit.freedesktop.org/xorg/lib/libX11/commit/?id=b469da1430cdcee06e31c6251b83aede072a1ff0 Patch  Third Party Advisory 
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/08/msg00030.html Third Party Advisory 
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/YGARUV66TS5OOSLR5A76BUB7SDV6GO4F/ Mailing List  Release Notes  Third Party Advisory 
https://lists.x.org/archives/xorg-announce/2018-August/002916.html Third Party Advisory 
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201811-01 Third Party Advisory 
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3758-1/ Third Party Advisory 
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3758-2/ Third Party Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-193 Off-by-one Error cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-14599
NVD Published Date:
08/24/2018
NVD Last Modified:
08/24/2020
Source:
MITRE