CVE-2017-12618

Public on 2017-12-05
Modified on 2017-12-06
Description
Apache Portable Runtime Utility (APR-util) 1.6.0 and prior fail to validate the integrity of SDBM database files used by apr_sdbm*() functions, resulting in a possible out of bound read access. A local user with write access to the database can make a program or process using these functions crash, and cause a denial of service.
Severity
Medium
CVSS v3 Base Score
5.5
See breakdown

Affected Packages

Platform Package Release Date Advisory
Amazon Linux 1 apr-util 2017-12-05 21:59 ALAS-2017-929

CVSS Scores

Score Type Score Vector
Amazon Linux CVSSv3 5.5 CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
NVD CVSSv2 1.9 AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
NVD CVSSv3 4.7 CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H