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CVE-2018-7999 Detail

Current Description

In libgraphite2 in graphite2 1.3.11, a NULL pointer dereference vulnerability was found in Segment.cpp during a dumbRendering operation, which may allow attackers to cause a denial of service or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted .ttf file.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  03/09/2018
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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://github.com/silnrsi/graphite/commit/db132b4731a9b4c9534144ba3a18e65b390e9ff6 Patch
https://github.com/silnrsi/graphite/issues/22 Exploit Third Party Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • NULL Pointer Dereference (CWE-476)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:sil:graphite2:1.3.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-7999
NVD Published Date:
03/09/2018
NVD Last Modified:
03/27/2018