Remote code execution in Cairo

Published: 2018-10-11 12:35:33
Severity High
Patch available NO
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE ID CVE-2018-18064
CVSSv3 8.8 [CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:U/RC:C]
CWE ID CWE-787
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit Not available
Vulnerable software Cairo
Vulnerable software versions Cairo 1.15.14
Cairo 1.15.12
Cairo 1.15.10
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Vendor URL Carl Worth, Behdad Esfahbod

Security Advisory

1) Out-of-bounds stack-memory write

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target system.

The vulnerability exists due to boundary error when during the processing of documents by the WebKitGTK+ component. A remote unauthenticated attacker can trick the victim into accessing a document that submits malicious input, trigger an out-of-bounds stack-memory write condition and cause the affected software to crash or execute arbitrary code.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may result in complete compromise of vulnerable system.

Remediation

Cybersecurity Help is currently unaware of any solutions addressing the vulnerability.

External links

https://gitlab.freedesktop.org/cairo/cairo/issues/341

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