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CVE-2019-14462

Published: 31 July 2019

An issue was discovered in libmodbus before 3.0.7 and 3.1.x before 3.1.5. There is an out-of-bounds read for the MODBUS_FC_WRITE_MULTIPLE_COILS case, aka VD-1302.

From the Ubuntu security team

It was discovered that libmodbus incorrectly handled inputs. An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service or other unspecified impact.

Notes

AuthorNote
ebarretto
Note that this fixes also CVE-2019-14463 and introduces a regression,
please check CVE-2019-14463 for complete information.
Priority

Medium

CVSS 3 base score: 9.1

Status

Package Release Status
libmodbus
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic
Released (3.0.6-2+deb9u1build0.18.04.1)
disco Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
eoan Not vulnerable
(3.1.6-1)
focal Not vulnerable
(3.1.6-1)
groovy Not vulnerable
(3.1.6-1)
hirsute Not vulnerable
(3.1.6-1)
impish Not vulnerable
(3.1.6-1)
jammy Not vulnerable
(3.1.6-1)
precise Does not exist

trusty Needed

upstream Needs triage

xenial Ignored
(end of standard support, was needed)
Patches:
upstream: https://github.com/stephane/libmodbus/commit/5ccdf5ef79d742640355d1132fa9e2abc7fbaefc (3.1.5)
upstream: https://github.com/stephane/libmodbus/commit/2b5cb5896120d7564f4c34fdc5aaa4f22a97e45c (3.0.7)