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CVE-2018-14600 Detail

Current Description

An issue was discovered in libX11 through 1.6.5. The function XListExtensions in ListExt.c interprets a variable as signed instead of unsigned, resulting in an out-of-bounds write (of up to 128 bytes), leading to DoS or remote code execution.

Source:  MITRE
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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=1102068 Issue Tracking Patch Third Party Advisory
https://cgit.freedesktop.org/xorg/lib/libX11/commit/?id=dbf72805fd9d7b1846fe9a11b46f3994bfc27fea Patch Third Party Advisory
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/08/msg00030.html Mailing List 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-787 Out-of-bounds Write NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:x.org:libx11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
1.6.5

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:12.04:*:*:*:esm:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:14.04:*:*:*:lts:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:16.04:*:*:*:lts:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:18.04:*:*:*:lts:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:8.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-14600
NVD Published Date:
08/24/2018
NVD Last Modified:
08/06/2019