CVE-2018-19497

NameCVE-2018-19497
DescriptionIn The Sleuth Kit (TSK) through 4.6.4, hfs_cat_traverse in tsk/fs/hfs.c does not properly determine when a key length is too large, which allows attackers to cause a denial of service (SEGV on unknown address with READ memory access in a tsk_getu16 call in hfs_dir_open_meta_cb in tsk/fs/hfs_dent.c).
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)
ReferencesDLA-1610-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs914796

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
sleuthkit (PTS)jessie4.1.3-4vulnerable
jessie (security)4.1.3-4+deb8u1fixed
stretch4.4.0-5vulnerable
buster, sid4.6.5-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
sleuthkitsource(unstable)4.6.5-1low914796
sleuthkitsourcejessie4.1.3-4+deb8u1mediumDLA-1610-1

Notes

[stretch] - sleuthkit <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
https://github.com/sleuthkit/sleuthkit/pull/1374
https://github.com/sleuthkit/sleuthkit/commit/bc04aa017c0bd297de8a3b7fc40ffc6ddddbb95d

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