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CVE-2018-19492 Detail

Current Description

An issue was discovered in cairo.trm in Gnuplot 5.2.5. This issue allows an attacker to conduct a buffer overflow with an arbitrary amount of data in the cairotrm_options function. This flaw is caused by a missing size check of an argument passed to the "set font" function. This issue occurs when the Gnuplot pngcairo terminal is used as a backend.

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

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.8 HIGH
Vector: AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 5.9
Exploitability Score: 1.8


Attack Vector (AV): Local
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): None
User Interaction (UI): Required
Scope (S): Unchanged
Confidentiality (C): High
Integrity (I): High
Availability (A): High

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.8 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/11/msg00031.html Third Party Advisory
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/11/msg00035.html Third Party Advisory
https://sourceforge.net/p/gnuplot/bugs/2089/ Exploit Third Party Advisory
https://sourceforge.net/p/gnuplot/gnuplot-main/ci/d5020716834582b20a5e12cdd49f39ee4f9dd949/ Patch Third Party Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:gnuplot:gnuplot:5.2.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
Configuration 2
OR
cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:8.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-19492
NVD Published Date:
11/23/2018
NVD Last Modified:
12/18/2018