Out-of-bounds Write

Affecting file package, versions <1:5.32-2ubuntu0.3

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Overview

cdf_read_property_info in cdf.c in file through 5.37 does not restrict the number of CDF_VECTOR elements, which allows a heap-based buffer overflow (4-byte out-of-bounds write).

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CVSS Score

9.8
medium severity
  • Attack Vector
    Network
  • Attack Complexity
    Low
  • Privileges Required
    None
  • User Interaction
    None
  • Scope
    Unchanged
  • Confidentiality
    High
  • Integrity
    High
  • Availability
    High
CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
CVE
CVE-2019-18218
CWE
CWE-787
Snyk ID
SNYK-UBUNTU1804-FILE-474685
Disclosed
21 Oct, 2019
Published
21 Oct, 2019