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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2018-18585

chmd_read_headers in mspack/chmd.c in libmspack before 0.8alpha accepts a filename that has '\0' as its first or second character (such as the "/\0" name).
Publish Date : 2018-10-23 Last Update Date : 2019-08-06
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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 Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s)
CWE ID 476

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
RHSA-2019:2049: libmspack security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20192049 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2018-18585

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 12.04 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 14.04 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 16.04 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 18.04 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 18.10 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Debian Debian Linux 8.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Kyzer Libmspack 0.3 Alpha * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Kyzer Libmspack 0.4 Alpha * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Kyzer Libmspack 0.5 Alpha * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Kyzer Libmspack 0.6 Alpha * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Kyzer Libmspack 0.7 Alpha * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux 7.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 OS Suse Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 OS Suse Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 OS Suse Linux Enterprise Server 12 GA * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 OS Suse Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Canonical Ubuntu Linux 5
Debian Debian Linux 1
Kyzer Libmspack 5
Redhat Enterprise Linux 1
Suse Linux Enterprise Server 4

- References For CVE-2018-18585
GENTOO GLSA-201903-20
REDHAT RHSA-2019:2049
MLIST [debian-lts-announce] 20181026 [SECURITY] [DLA 1555-1] libmspack security update

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2018-18585

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

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