Vulnerability CVE-2018-18751


Published: 2018-10-29

Description:
An issue was discovered in GNU gettext 0.19.8. There is a double free in default_add_message in read-catalog.c, related to an invalid free in po_gram_parse in po-gram-gen.y, as demonstrated by lt-msgfmt.

Type:

CWE-415

(Double Free)

CVSS2 => (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
7.5/10
6.4/10
10/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Low
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Partial
Partial
Partial
Affected software
Redhat -> Enterprise linux 
GNU -> Gettext 
Canonical -> Ubuntu linux 

 References:
https://github.com/CCCCCrash/POCs/tree/master/Bin/Tools-gettext-0.19.8.1/doublefree
https://github.com/CCCCCrash/POCs/tree/master/Bin/Tools-gettext-0.19.8.1/heapcorruption
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3815-1/
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3815-2/

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