An exploitable heap overflow exists in the TIFF parsing functionality of Canvas Draw version 4.0.0. A specially crafted TIFF image processed via the application can lead to an out-of-bounds write, overwriting arbitrary data. An attacker can deliver a TIFF image to trigger this vulnerability and gain code execution. A different vulnerability than CVE-2018-3858.
Published 2018-07-19 19:29:00
Updated 2023-02-02 20:08:02
Source Talos
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: OverflowMemory Corruption

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2018-3857

0.10%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 40 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2018-3857

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
6.8
MEDIUM AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
8.6
6.4
NIST
8.8
HIGH CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
2.8
5.9
Talos
7.8
HIGH CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
1.8
5.9
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2018-3857

  • A heap overflow condition is a buffer overflow, where the buffer that can be overwritten is allocated in the heap portion of memory, generally meaning that the buffer was allocated using a routine such as malloc().
    Assigned by: talos-cna@cisco.com (Secondary)
  • The product writes data past the end, or before the beginning, of the intended buffer.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2018-3857

Products affected by CVE-2018-3857

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