CVE-2018-16743

MEDIUM

Description

An issue was discovered in mgetty before 1.2.1. In contrib/next-login/login.c, the command-line parameter username is passed unsanitized to strcpy(), which can cause a stack-based buffer overflow.

References

https://www.x41-dsec.de/lab/advisories/x41-2018-007-mgetty

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2018-09-13

Updated: 2018-11-01

Type: CWE-119

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.6

Vector: AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Impact Score: 6.4

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: MEDIUM

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Impact Score: 5.9

Exploitability Score: 1.8

Severity: HIGH