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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2018-19490

An issue was discovered in datafile.c in Gnuplot 5.2.5. This issue allows an attacker to conduct a heap-based buffer overflow with an arbitrary amount of data in df_generate_ascii_array_entry. To exploit this vulnerability, an attacker must pass an overlong string as the right bound of the range argument that is passed to the plot function.
Publish Date : 2018-11-23 Last Update Date : 2019-04-18
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
6.8
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 Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Overflow
CWE ID 119

- Products Affected By CVE-2018-19490

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Debian Debian Linux 8.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Gnuplot Gnuplot 5.2.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Opensuse Leap 15.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Debian Debian Linux 1
Gnuplot Gnuplot 1
Opensuse Leap 1

- References For CVE-2018-19490

https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/11/msg00035.html
MLIST [debian-lts-announce] 20181126 [SECURITY] [DLA 1597-1] gnuplot security update
https://sourceforge.net/p/gnuplot/bugs/2093/
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2019-04/msg00066.html
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2019:1216
https://sourceforge.net/p/gnuplot/gnuplot-main/ci/d5020716834582b20a5e12cdd49f39ee4f9dd949/
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/11/msg00031.html
MLIST [debian-lts-announce] 20181125 [SECURITY] [DLA 1595-1] gnuplot5 security update

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2018-19490

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


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