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CVE-2018-19490 Detail

Description

An issue was discovered in datafile.c in Gnuplot 5.2.5. This issue allows an attacker to conduct a heap-based buffer overflow with an arbitrary amount of data in df_generate_ascii_array_entry. To exploit this vulnerability, an attacker must pass an overlong string as the right bound of the range argument that is passed to the plot function.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  11/23/2018

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Hyperlink Resource
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/11/msg00031.html
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/11/msg00035.html
https://sourceforge.net/p/gnuplot/bugs/2093/
https://sourceforge.net/p/gnuplot/gnuplot-main/ci/d5020716834582b20a5e12cdd49f39ee4f9dd949/

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CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-19490
NVD Published Date:
11/23/2018
NVD Last Modified:
11/27/2018