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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).

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  11/29/2018
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.5 MEDIUM
Vector: AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 3.6
Exploitability Score: 2.8


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

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.3 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


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

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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

Technical Details

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Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.3

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:/a:sleuthkit:the_sleuth_kit
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Up to (including)
4.6.4

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:8.0
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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:
12/21/2018