CVE-2018-20815 Detail

Current Description

In QEMU 3.1.0, load_device_tree in device_tree.c calls the deprecated load_image function, which has a buffer overflow risk.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  9.8 CRITICAL
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:1667
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:1723
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:1743
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:1881
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:1968
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:2507
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:2553
https://git.qemu.org/?p=qemu.git;a=commitdiff;h=da885fe1ee8b4589047484bd7fa05a4905b52b17 Mailing List  Patch  Third Party Advisory 
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/BOE3PVFPMWMXV3DGP2R3XIHAF2ZQU3FS/
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/RVDHJB2QKXNDU7OFXIHIL5O5VN5QCSZL/
https://seclists.org/bugtraq/2019/Aug/41
https://www.debian.org/security/2019/dsa-4506

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-119 Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-20815
NVD Published Date:
05/31/2019
NVD Last Modified:
07/02/2019
Source:
MITRE