CVE-2018-7998 Detail

Current Description

In libvips before 8.6.3, a NULL function pointer dereference vulnerability was found in the vips_region_generate function in region.c, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted image file. This occurs because of a race condition involving a failed delayed load and other worker threads.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  7.5 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
https://github.com/jcupitt/libvips/commit/20d840e6da15c1574b3ed998bc92f91d1e36c2a5 Patch 
https://github.com/jcupitt/libvips/issues/893 Exploit  Third Party Advisory 
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/03/msg00009.html Third Party Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-476 NULL Pointer Dereference cwe source acceptance level NIST  
CWE-362 Concurrent Execution using Shared Resource with Improper Synchronization ('Race Condition') cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-7998
NVD Published Date:
03/09/2018
NVD Last Modified:
03/27/2018
Source:
MITRE