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CVE-2018-20541 Detail

Current Description

There is a heap-based buffer overflow in libxsmm_sparse_csc_reader at generator_spgemm_csc_reader.c in LIBXSMM 1.10, a different vulnerability than CVE-2018-20542 (which is in a different part of the source code and is seen at different addresses).

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 8.8 HIGH
Vector: AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 5.9
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): 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://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1652632 Exploit Issue Tracking Third Party Advisory
https://github.com/hfp/libxsmm/commit/151481489192e6d1997f8bde52c5c425ea41741d Patch Third Party Advisory
https://github.com/hfp/libxsmm/issues/287 Exploit Patch Third Party Advisory

Technical Details

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Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.3

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:/a:libxsmm_project:libxsmm:1.10
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-20541
NVD Published Date:
12/28/2018
NVD Last Modified:
01/11/2019