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CVE-2018-15120 Detail

Current Description

libpango in Pango 1.40.8 through 1.42.3, as used in hexchat and other products, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact via crafted text with invalid Unicode sequences.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  08/31/2018
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 8.8 HIGH
Vector: AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 5.9
Exploitability Score: 2.8


Attack Vector (AV): Network
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): None
User Interaction (UI): Required
Scope (S): Unchanged
Confidentiality (C): High
Integrity (I): High
Availability (A): High

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.8 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://173.193.139.3/xfce4-pdos.webm Exploit Third Party Advisory
https://github.com/GNOME/pango/blob/1.42.4/NEWS Third Party Advisory
https://github.com/GNOME/pango/commit/71aaeaf020340412b8d012fe23a556c0420eda5f Patch Third Party Advisory
https://mail.gnome.org/archives/distributor-list/2018-August/msg00001.html Patch Third Party Advisory
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201811-07
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3750-1/ Third Party Advisory
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/45263/ Exploit Patch Third Party Advisory VDB Entry

Technical Details

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-15120
NVD Published Date:
08/24/2018
NVD Last Modified:
11/10/2018