The liblnk_data_string_get_utf8_string_size function in liblnk_data_string.c in liblnk through 2018-04-19 allows remote attackers to cause an information disclosure (heap-based buffer over-read) via a crafted lnk file. NOTE: the vendor has disputed this as described in libyal/liblnk issue 33 on GitHub
Published 2018-06-19 21:29:01
Updated 2024-06-18 20:15:11
Source MITRE
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: Information leak

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2018-12096

0.16%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 53 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2018-12096

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
1.9
LOW AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N
3.4
2.9
NIST
5.5
MEDIUM CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N
1.8
3.6
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2018-12096

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

Vendor statements for CVE-2018-12096

  • liblnk 2018-08-10
    For more information please visit https://github.com/libyal/liblnk/issues/33.

References for CVE-2018-12096

Products affected by CVE-2018-12096

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