Executive Summary

Summary
Title VCFtools vulnerabilities
Informations
NameUSN-3974-1First vendor Publication2019-05-13
VendorUbuntuLast vendor Modification2019-05-13
Severity (Vendor) N/ARevisionN/A

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Cvss Base Score6.8Attack RangeNetwork
Cvss Impact Score6.4Attack ComplexityMedium
Cvss Expoit Score8.6AuthenticationNone Required
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Detail

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

Summary:

VCFTools could be made to crash if it received specially crafted input.

Software Description: - vcftools: Collection of tools to work with VCF files

Details:

It was discovered that VCFtools improperly handled certain input. If a user was tricked into opening a crafted input file, VCFtools could be made to crash. (CVE-2018-11099, CVE-2018-11129, CVE-2018-11130)

Update instructions:

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
vcftools 0.1.14+dfsg-2ubuntu0.1

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

References:
https://usn.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3974-1
CVE-2018-11099, CVE-2018-11129, CVE-2018-11130

Package Information:
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/vcftools/0.1.14+dfsg-2ubuntu0.1

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Original Source

Url : http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3974-1

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

%idName
67 %CWE-416Use After Free
33 %CWE-125Out-of-bounds Read

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

TypeDescriptionCount
Application1

Nessus® Vulnerability Scanner

DateDescription
2019-01-03Name : The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
File : fedora_2018-ea05fcd378.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO

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