An issue was discovered in Amazon Web Services (AWS) FreeRTOS through 1.3.1, FreeRTOS up to V10.0.1 (with FreeRTOS+TCP), and WITTENSTEIN WHIS Connect middleware TCP/IP component. A crafted IP header triggers a full memory space copy in prvProcessIPPacket, leading to denial of service and possibly remote code execution.
Published 2018-12-06 23:29:01
Updated 2019-01-03 23:59:34
Source MITRE
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: Execute codeDenial of service

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2018-16601

3.38%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 91 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2018-16601

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
6.8
MEDIUM AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
8.6
6.4
NIST
8.1
HIGH CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
2.2
5.9
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2018-16601

  • The product subtracts one value from another, such that the result is less than the minimum allowable integer value, which produces a value that is not equal to the correct result.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2018-16601

Products affected by CVE-2018-16601

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