The Quagga BGP daemon (bgpd) prior to version 1.2.3 can double-free memory when processing certain forms of UPDATE message, containing cluster-list and/or unknown attributes. A successful attack could cause a denial of service or potentially allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code.
Published 2018-02-19 13:29:00
Updated 2019-10-09 23:41:15
Source CERT/CC
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: Memory CorruptionExecute codeDenial of service

Threat overview for CVE-2018-5379

Top countries where our scanners detected CVE-2018-5379
Top open port discovered on systems with this issue 2601
IPs affected by CVE-2018-5379 6,651
Threat actors abusing to this issue? Yes
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2018-5379

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days: 5.61%

Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less: ~ 93 % EPSS Score History EPSS FAQ

CVSS scores for CVE-2018-5379

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Source
7.5
HIGH AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
10.0
6.4
nvd@nist.gov
7.5
HIGH CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
1.6
5.9
cret@cert.org
9.8
CRITICAL CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
3.9
5.9
nvd@nist.gov

CWE ids for CVE-2018-5379

  • The product calls free() twice on the same memory address, potentially leading to modification of unexpected memory locations.
    Assigned by:
    • cret@cert.org (Secondary)
    • nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2018-5379

Products affected by CVE-2018-5379

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