Vulnerability CVE-2018-3848


Published: 2018-04-16

Description:
In the ffghbn function in NASA CFITSIO 3.42, specially crafted images parsed via the library can cause a stack-based buffer overflow overwriting arbitrary data. An attacker can deliver an FIT image to trigger this vulnerability and potentially gain code execution.

Type:

CWE-119

(Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer)

Vendor: NASA
Product: Cfitsio 
Version: 3.42;
Vendor: Fedoraproject
Product: Fedora 
Version: 28;

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

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
6.8/10
6.4/10
8.6/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Medium
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Partial
Partial
Partial

 References:
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/K46I2MFPCEOGC5LLDXZSWPB3EBPON3KA/
https://www.talosintelligence.com/vulnerability_reports/TALOS-2018-0531

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