CVE-2018-12096

NameCVE-2018-12096
Description** DISPUTED ** The liblnk_data_string_get_utf8_string_size function in liblnk_data_string.c in liblnk through 2018-04-19 allows remote attackers to cause an information disclosure (heap-based buffer over-read) via a crafted lnk file. NOTE: the vendor has disputed this as described in libyal/liblnk issue 33 on GitHub.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitylow (attack range: local)
Debian Bugs901962

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
liblnk (PTS)stretch20170111-1vulnerable
buster, sid20180626-1vulnerable

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
liblnksource(unstable)(unfixed)low901962

Notes

[stretch] - liblnk <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2018/Jun/33
https://github.com/libyal/liblnk/issues/32

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