An invalid memory address dereference was discovered in the huffcode function (libfaac/huff2.c) in Freeware Advanced Audio Coder (FAAC) 1.29.9.2. The vulnerability causes a segmentation fault and application crash, which leads to denial of service in the book 4 case.
Published 2018-12-06 00:29:00
Updated 2018-12-28 13:44:15
Source MITRE
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: OverflowMemory CorruptionDenial of service

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2018-19887

0.05%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 19 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2018-19887

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
4.3
MEDIUM AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
8.6
2.9
NIST
5.5
MEDIUM CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
1.8
3.6
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2018-19887

  • The product performs operations on a memory buffer, but it reads from or writes to a memory location outside the buffer's intended boundary. This may result in read or write operations on unexpected memory locations that could be linked to other variables, data structures, or internal program data.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2018-19887

Products affected by CVE-2018-19887

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