CVE-2018-11738

NameCVE-2018-11738
DescriptionAn issue was discovered in libtskfs.a in The Sleuth Kit (TSK) from release 4.0.2 through to 4.6.1. An out-of-bounds read of a memory region was found in the function ntfs_make_data_run in tsk/fs/ntfs.c which could be leveraged by an attacker to disclose information or manipulated to read from unmapped memory causing a denial of service attack.
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Debian Bugs902187

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
sleuthkit (PTS)buster4.6.5-1+deb10u1vulnerable
bullseye4.10.1+dfsg-1vulnerable
bookworm4.11.1+dfsg-1vulnerable
sid, trixie4.12.1+dfsg-1vulnerable

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
sleuthkitsource(unstable)(unfixed)unimportant902187

Notes

https://github.com/sleuthkit/sleuthkit/issues/1265
Negligible security impact

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