CVE-2018-18398

NameCVE-2018-18398
DescriptionXfce Thunar 1.6.15, when Xfce 4.12 is used, mishandles the IBus-Unikey input method for file searches within File Manager, leading to an out-of-bounds read and SEGV. This could potentially be exploited by an arbitrary local user who creates files in /tmp before the victim uses this input method.
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)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
thunar (PTS)jessie1.6.3-2vulnerable
stretch1.6.11-1vulnerable
buster, sid1.8.2-1vulnerable

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
thunarsource(unstable)(unfixed)unimportant

Notes

https://0xd0ff9.wordpress.com/2018/10/18/cve-2018-18398/
no security impact, crash in end user tool

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