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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2018-15688

A buffer overflow vulnerability in the dhcp6 client of systemd allows a malicious dhcp6 server to overwrite heap memory in systemd-networkd. Affected releases are systemd: versions up to and including 239.
Publish Date : 2018-10-26 Last Update Date : 2019-01-15
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
7.5
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Overflow
CWE ID 119

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
RHSA-2018:3665: NetworkManager security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20183665 unix
RHSA-2019:0049: systemd security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20190049 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2018-15688

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 16.04 ~~lts~~~ Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 18.04 ~~lts~~~ Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 18.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Debian Debian Linux 8.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Freedesktop Systemd 239 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Desktop 7.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Server 7.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Server Aus 7.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Server Eus 7.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Workstation 7.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Canonical Ubuntu Linux 3
Debian Debian Linux 1
Freedesktop Systemd 1
Redhat Enterprise Linux Desktop 1
Redhat Enterprise Linux Server 1
Redhat Enterprise Linux Server Aus 1
Redhat Enterprise Linux Server Eus 1
Redhat Enterprise Linux Workstation 1

- References For CVE-2018-15688

https://usn.ubuntu.com/3807-1/
UBUNTU USN-3807-1
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/105745
BID 105745 systemd CVE-2018-15688 Heap Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2019-01-18
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/11/msg00017.html
MLIST [debian-lts-announce] 20181119 [SECURITY] [DLA 1580-1] systemd security update
https://github.com/systemd/systemd/pull/10518
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201810-10
GENTOO GLSA-201810-10
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:0049
REDHAT RHSA-2019:0049
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3806-1/
UBUNTU USN-3806-1
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:3665
REDHAT RHSA-2018:3665

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2018-15688

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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