An out of bounds read was discovered in systemd-journald in the way it parses log messages that terminate with a colon ':'. A local attacker can use this flaw to disclose process memory data. Versions from v221 to v239 are vulnerable.
Published 2019-01-11 19:29:00
Updated 2023-02-13 04:52:27
Source Red Hat, Inc.
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: Information leak

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2018-16866

0.04%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 8 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2018-16866

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
2.1
LOW AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N
3.9
2.9
NIST
4.3
MEDIUM CVSS:3.0/AV:A/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N
2.8
1.4
Red Hat, Inc.
3.3
LOW CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N
1.8
1.4
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2018-16866

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Products affected by CVE-2018-16866

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