CVE-2018-20004 Detail

Current Description

An issue has been found in Mini-XML (aka mxml) 2.12. It is a stack-based buffer overflow in mxml_write_node in mxml-file.c via vectors involving a double-precision floating point number and the '<order type="real">' substring, as demonstrated by testmxml.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  8.8 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
https://github.com/fouzhe/security/tree/master/mxml#stack-buffer-overflow-in-function-mxml_write_node Exploit  Third Party Advisory 
https://github.com/michaelrsweet/mxml/issues/233 Exploit  Third Party Advisory 
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2019/01/msg00018.html Third Party Advisory 
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/N53IJHDYR5HVQLKH4J6B27OEQLGKSGY5/ Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/RNWF6BAU7S42O4LE4B74KIMHFE2HDNMI/ Mailing List  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-2018-20004
NVD Published Date:
12/10/2018
NVD Last Modified:
08/24/2020
Source:
MITRE