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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2018-20578

An issue was discovered in NuttX before 7.27. The function netlib_parsehttpurl() in apps/netutils/netlib/netlib_parsehttpurl.c mishandles URLs longer than hostlen bytes (in the webclient, this is set by default to 40), leading to an Infinite Loop. The attack vector is the Location header of an HTTP 3xx response.
Publish Date : 2018-12-28 Last Update Date : 2019-10-02
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s)
CWE ID 835

- Products Affected By CVE-2018-20578

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Nuttx Nuttx 0.1.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Nuttx Nuttx 0.1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Nuttx Nuttx 0.1.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Nuttx Nuttx 0.2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Nuttx Nuttx 0.2.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Nuttx Nuttx 0.2.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Nuttx Nuttx 0.2.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Nuttx Nuttx 0.2.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Nuttx Nuttx 0.2.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Nuttx Nuttx 0.2.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Nuttx Nuttx 0.2.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Nuttx Nuttx 0.3.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Nuttx Nuttx 0.3.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Nuttx Nuttx 0.3.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Nuttx Nuttx 0.3.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Nuttx Nuttx 0.3.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Nuttx Nuttx 0.3.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Nuttx Nuttx 17

- References For CVE-2018-20578

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2018-20578

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