CVE-2018-18584 Detail

Current Description

In mspack/cab.h in libmspack before 0.8alpha and cabextract before 1.8, the CAB block input buffer is one byte too small for the maximal Quantum block, leading to an out-of-bounds write.


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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
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:2049
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2018-18584 Third Party Advisory 
https://bugs.debian.org/911640 Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
https://github.com/kyz/libmspack/commit/40ef1b4093d77ad3a5cfcee1f5cb6108b3a3bcc2 Patch  Third Party Advisory 
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/10/msg00017.html Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
https://packetstormsecurity.com/files/150310/Ubuntu-Security-Notice-USN-3814-3.html Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201903-20 Third Party Advisory 
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3814-1/ Third Party Advisory 
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3814-2/ Third Party Advisory 
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3814-3/ Third Party Advisory 
https://www.cabextract.org.uk/#changes Product  Vendor Advisory 
https://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2018/10/22/1 Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-18584/ Third Party Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-787 Out-of-bounds Write cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-18584
NVD Published Date:
10/22/2018
NVD Last Modified:
08/06/2019
Source:
MITRE