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CVE-2018-17294 Detail

Current Description

The matchCurrentInput function inside lou_translateString.c of Liblouis prior to 3.7 does not check the input string's length, allowing attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash via out-of-bounds read) by crafting an input file with certain translation dictionaries.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 6.5 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2019-04/msg00038.html Third Party Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/105511 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://github.com/liblouis/liblouis/commit/5e4089659bb49b3095fa541fa6387b4c40d7396e Patch Third Party Advisory
https://github.com/liblouis/liblouis/issues/635 Exploit Patch Third Party Advisory
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3782-1/ Third Party Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-125 Out-of-bounds Read NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.3

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:/a:liblouis:liblouis
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (excluding)
3.7.0

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:14.04::~~lts~~~
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:16.04::~~lts~~~
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:18.04::~~lts~~~
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 3 ( hide )
 cpe:/o:opensuse:leap:15.0
     Show Matching CPE(s)


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-17294
NVD Published Date:
09/21/2018
NVD Last Modified:
04/18/2019