An error within the "LibRaw::parse_exif()" function (internal/dcraw_common.cpp) in LibRaw versions prior to 0.18.9 can be exploited to cause a stack-based buffer overflow and subsequently execute arbitrary code.
Published 2018-12-07 22:29:01
Updated 2020-08-24 17:37:01
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Vulnerability category: OverflowMemory CorruptionExecute code

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2018-5809

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days: 1.16%

Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less: ~ 83 % EPSS Score History EPSS FAQ

CVSS scores for CVE-2018-5809

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source
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
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2018-5809

  • The product writes data past the end, or before the beginning, of the intended buffer.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2018-5809

Products affected by CVE-2018-5809

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