Bug 1580226 (CVE-2018-11130) - CVE-2018-11130 vcftools: Use after free in headerp.cpp:header::add_FORMAT_descriptor()
Summary: CVE-2018-11130 vcftools: Use after free in headerp.cpp:header::add_FORMAT_des...
Alias: CVE-2018-11130
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
QA Contact:
Whiteboard: impact=low,public=20180518,reported=2...
Keywords: Security
Depends On: 1580227 1580228
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Reported: 2018-05-21 04:11 UTC by Sam Fowler
Modified: 2019-06-10 10:25 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2019-06-10 10:25:48 UTC

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Description Sam Fowler 2018-05-21 04:11:19 UTC
VCFtools through version 0.1.15 is vulnerable to a use-after-free in the headerp.cpp:header::add_FORMAT_descriptor(). An attacker could exploit this to cause a denial of service via crafted vcf file.

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Comment 1 Sam Fowler 2018-05-21 04:11:38 UTC
Created vcftools tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: epel-all [bug 1580228]
Affects: fedora-all [bug 1580227]

Comment 2 Product Security DevOps Team 2019-06-10 10:25:48 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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