CVE-2018-19497 Detail

Current Description

In The Sleuth Kit (TSK) through 4.6.4, hfs_cat_traverse in tsk/fs/hfs.c does not properly determine when a key length is too large, which allows attackers to cause a denial of service (SEGV on unknown address with READ memory access in a tsk_getu16 call in hfs_dir_open_meta_cb in tsk/fs/hfs_dent.c).


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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://github.com/sleuthkit/sleuthkit/commit/bc04aa017c0bd297de8a3b7fc40ffc6ddddbb95d Patch  Third Party Advisory 
https://github.com/sleuthkit/sleuthkit/pull/1374 Patch  Third Party Advisory 
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/12/msg00008.html Third Party Advisory 
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/LZXFYOOMSP7NWRTSO4XXGHXAY3CJNAJ6/
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/NLSVLDQLPGKRHHBPYUXVJJPAID6CYBXD/

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-125 Out-of-bounds Read cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-19497
NVD Published Date:
11/29/2018
NVD Last Modified:
06/02/2019
Source:
MITRE