National Vulnerability Database

National Vulnerability Database

National Vulnerability
Database

CVE-2018-16866 Detail

Description

An out of bounds read was discovered in systemd-journald in the way it parses log messages that terminate with a colon ':'. A local attacker can use this flaw to disclose process memory data. Versions from v221 to v239 are vulnerable.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  01/11/2019

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

By selecting these links, you will be leaving NIST webspace. We have provided these links to other web sites because they may have information that would be of interest to you. No inferences should be drawn on account of other sites being referenced, or not, from this page. There may be other web sites that are more appropriate for your purpose. NIST does not necessarily endorse the views expressed, or concur with the facts presented on these sites. Further, NIST does not endorse any commercial products that may be mentioned on these sites. Please address comments about this page to nvd@nist.gov.

Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/106527
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2018-16866
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3855-1/
https://www.debian.org/security/2019/dsa-4367
https://www.qualys.com/2019/01/09/system-down/system-down.txt

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Change History

2 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-16866
NVD Published Date:
01/11/2019
NVD Last Modified:
01/14/2019