CVE-2019-18182 Detail

Current Description

pacman before 5.2 is vulnerable to arbitrary command injection in conf.c in the download_with_xfercommand() function. This can be exploited when unsigned databases are used. To exploit the vulnerability, the user must enable a non-default XferCommand and retrieve an attacker-controlled crafted database and package.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  9.8 CRITICAL
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
https://git.archlinux.org/pacman.git/commit/?id=808a4f15ce82d2ed7eeb06de73d0f313620558ee Patch  Third Party Advisory 
https://git.archlinux.org/pacman.git/tree/src/pacman/conf.c?h=v5.1.3#n263 Exploit  Third Party Advisory 
https://github.com/alpinelinux/alpine-secdb/blob/master/v3.11/community.yaml Release Notes  Third Party Advisory 
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/2TTUXXUW5OCOASIRMJK4RHEPLEA33Y6C/
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/K53C45EDWBU3UCN3IRIGR5EZUNWXS7BW/
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/KIDJ4XKBZRRVRFFGKUA3ZU6NFIP5JUG3/

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-78 Improper Neutralization of Special Elements used in an OS Command ('OS Command Injection') cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2019-18182
NVD Published Date:
02/24/2020
NVD Last Modified:
08/24/2020
Source:
MITRE