Bug 1580220 (CVE-2018-11099) - CVE-2018-11099 vcftools: Heap-based buffer over-read in header.cpp:header::add_INFO_descriptor()
Summary: CVE-2018-11099 vcftools: Heap-based buffer over-read in header.cpp:header::ad...
Status: CLOSED UPSTREAM
Alias: CVE-2018-11099
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
low
low
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Whiteboard: impact=low,public=20180518,reported=2...
Keywords: Security
Depends On: 1580222 1580223
Blocks:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2018-05-21 04:05 UTC by Sam Fowler
Modified: 2019-06-10 11:52 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2019-06-10 10:23:34 UTC


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Description Sam Fowler 2018-05-21 04:05:44 UTC
VCFtools through version 0.1.15 is vulnerable to a heap-based buffer over-read in the header.cpp:header::add_INFO_descriptor() function. An attacker could exploit this to cause an information disclosure or denial of service.


External Reference:

http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2018/May/43

Comment 1 Sam Fowler 2018-05-21 04:08:53 UTC
Created vcftools tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: epel-all [bug 1580222]
Affects: fedora-all [bug 1580223]

Comment 2 Product Security DevOps Team 2019-06-10 10:23:34 UTC
This CVE Bugzilla entry is for community support informational purposes only as it does not affect a package in a commercially supported Red Hat product. Refer to the dependent bugs for status of those individual community products.


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