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CVE-2018-16429

Published: 3 September 2018

GNOME GLib 2.56.1 has an out-of-bounds read vulnerability in g_markup_parse_context_parse() in gmarkup.c, related to utf8_str().

Priority

Medium

Cvss 3 Severity Score

7.5

Score breakdown

Status

Package Release Status
glib2.0
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
upstream
Released (2.58.0-1)
trusty
Released (2.40.2-0ubuntu1.1)
xenial
Released (2.48.2-0ubuntu4.1)
bionic
Released (2.56.2-0ubuntu0.18.04.2)
Patches:
other: https://gitlab.gnome.org/GNOME/glib/commit/cec71705406f0b2790422f0c1aa0ff3b4b464b1b

Severity score breakdown

Parameter Value
Base score 7.5
Attack vector Network
Attack complexity Low
Privileges required None
User interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality None
Integrity impact None
Availability impact High
Vector CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H