In Lizard (formerly LZ5) 2.0, use of an invalid memory address was discovered in LZ5_compress_continue in lz5_compress.c, related to LZ5_compress_fastSmall and MEM_read32. The vulnerability causes a segmentation fault and application crash, which leads to denial of service.
Published 2018-09-13 14:29:00
Updated 2018-11-27 20:55:39
Source MITRE
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: Memory CorruptionDenial of service

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2018-16985

0.11%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 42 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2018-16985

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
5.0
MEDIUM AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
10.0
2.9
NIST
7.5
HIGH CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
3.9
3.6
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2018-16985

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

References for CVE-2018-16985

Products affected by CVE-2018-16985

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