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CVE-2018-16864 Detail

Current Description

An allocation of memory without limits, that could result in the stack clashing with another memory region, was discovered in systemd-journald when a program with long command line arguments calls syslog. A local attacker may use this flaw to crash systemd-journald or escalate his privileges. Versions through v240 are vulnerable.

Source:  MITRE
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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

Nist CVSS score does not match with CNA score
CNA:  Red Hat, Inc.
Base Score: 7.4 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/106523 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHBA-2019:0327 Third Party Advisory
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:0049 Third Party Advisory
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:0204 Third Party Advisory
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:0271 Third Party Advisory
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:0342 Third Party Advisory
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:0361 Third Party Advisory
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:2402
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2018-16864 Issue Tracking Patch Third Party Advisory
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2019/01/msg00016.html Third Party Advisory
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201903-07 Third Party Advisory
https://security.netapp.com/advisory/ntap-20190117-0001/ Third Party Advisory
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3855-1/ Third Party Advisory
https://www.debian.org/security/2019/dsa-4367 Third Party Advisory
https://www.oracle.com/technetwork/security-advisory/cpuapr2019-5072813.html Patch Third Party Advisory
https://www.qualys.com/2019/01/09/system-down/system-down.txt Exploit Third Party Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-119 Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer NIST  
CWE-770 Allocation of Resources Without Limits or Throttling Red Hat, Inc.  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:freedesktop:systemd:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
240

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_desktop:7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_server:7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_server:7.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_server:7.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_server:7.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_server_aus:7.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_server_eus:7.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_server_eus:7.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_server_tus:7.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_workstation:7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:virtualization:4.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Configuration 3 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:8.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:9.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Configuration 4 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:16.04:*:*:*:lts:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:18.04:*:*:*:lts:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:18.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Configuration 5 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:oracle:communications_session_border_controller:8.0.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:oracle:communications_session_border_controller:8.1.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:oracle:communications_session_border_controller:8.2.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:oracle:enterprise_communications_broker:3.0.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:oracle:enterprise_communications_broker:3.1.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-16864
NVD Published Date:
01/11/2019
NVD Last Modified:
08/07/2019