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CVE-2018-16845 Detail

Current Description

nginx before versions 1.15.6, 1.14.1 has a vulnerability in the ngx_http_mp4_module, which might allow an attacker to cause infinite loop in a worker process, cause a worker process crash, or might result in worker process memory disclosure by using a specially crafted mp4 file. The issue only affects nginx if it is built with the ngx_http_mp4_module (the module is not built by default) and the .mp4. directive is used in the configuration file. Further, the attack is only possible if an attacker is able to trigger processing of a specially crafted mp4 file with the ngx_http_mp4_module.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 6.1 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:H

Nist CVSS score does not match with CNA score
CNA:  Red Hat, Inc.
Base Score: 8.2 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2019-09/msg00035.html
http://mailman.nginx.org/pipermail/nginx-announce/2018/000221.html Mailing List Vendor Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/105868 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1042039 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:3652 Third Party Advisory
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:3653 Third Party Advisory
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:3680 Third Party Advisory
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:3681 Third Party Advisory
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2018-16845 Issue Tracking Third Party Advisory
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/11/msg00010.html Mailing List Third Party Advisory
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3812-1/ Patch Third Party Advisory
https://www.debian.org/security/2018/dsa-4335 Third Party Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-835 Loop with Unreachable Exit Condition ('Infinite Loop') NIST  
CWE-400 Uncontrolled Resource Consumption Red Hat, Inc.  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:nginx:nginx:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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From (excluding)
1.14.1
Up to (excluding)
1.15.6

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:nginx:nginx:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (excluding)
1.14.1

Configuration 3 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:8.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:9.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 4 ( hide )
 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:canonical:ubuntu_linux:18.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 5 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-16845
NVD Published Date:
11/07/2018
NVD Last Modified:
10/02/2019