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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2018-7998

In libvips before 8.6.3, a NULL function pointer dereference vulnerability was found in the vips_region_generate function in region.c, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted image file. This occurs because of a race condition involving a failed delayed load and other worker threads.
Publish Date : 2018-03-09 Last Update Date : 2018-03-27
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
5.1
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity High (Specialized access conditions exist. It is hard to exploit and several special conditions must be satisfied to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of Service
CWE ID 362

- Products Affected By CVE-2018-7998

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Debian Debian Linux 7.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Debian Debian Linux 1

- References For CVE-2018-7998

https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/03/msg00009.html
MLIST [debian-lts-announce] 20180311 [SECURITY] [DLA 1306-1] vips security update
https://github.com/jcupitt/libvips/issues/893
https://github.com/jcupitt/libvips/commit/20d840e6da15c1574b3ed998bc92f91d1e36c2a5

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2018-7998

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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