This security advisory describes one low risk vulnerability.
CWE-415 - Double Free
The vulnerability allows a local attacker to access sensitive information on a targeted system.
The vulnerability exists due to a double free condition in the list functions. A local authenticated attacker can trigger double free error and gain access to sensitive information on a targeted systemMitigation
Install updates from vendor's website.Vulnerable software versions
docker-credential-helpers: 0.1.0, 0.2.0, 0.3.0, 0.4.0, 0.4.1, 0.4.2, 0.5.0, 0.5.1, 0.5.2, 0.6.0, 0.6.1, 0.6.2CPE
Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?
No. This vulnerability can be exploited locally. The attacker should have authentication credentials and successfully authenticate on the system.
How the attacker can exploit this vulnerability?
The attacker would have to trick the victim to open a a specially crafted file.
The attacker would have to login to the system and perform certain actions in order to exploit this vulnerability.
Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?
No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.