An issue was discovered in libtskfs.a in The Sleuth Kit (TSK) from release 4.0.2 through to 4.6.1. An out-of-bounds read of a memory region was found in the function ntfs_fix_idxrec in tsk/fs/ntfs_dent.cpp which could be leveraged by an attacker to disclose information or manipulated to read from unmapped memory causing a denial of service.
Published 2018-06-05 11:29:00
Updated 2018-07-13 14:24:03
Source MITRE
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: Denial of service

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2018-11737

0.19%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 56 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2018-11737

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
5.8
MEDIUM AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:P
8.6
4.9
NIST
8.1
HIGH CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:H
2.8
5.2
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2018-11737

  • The product reads data past the end, or before the beginning, of the intended buffer.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2018-11737

  • https://github.com/sleuthkit/sleuthkit/issues/1266
    AddressSanitizer: out-of-bounds unmapped memory access in ntfs_fix_idxrec (tsk/fs/ntfs_dent.cpp:680:16) · Issue #1266 · sleuthkit/sleuthkit · GitHub
    Exploit;Issue Tracking;Patch;Third Party Advisory

Products affected by CVE-2018-11737

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