Freeware Advanced Audio Decoder 2.8.8 libfaad/sbr_hfadj.c hf_assembly memory corruption

EntryeditHistoryDiffjsonxmlCTI
CVSS Meta Temp Score
CVSS is a standardized scoring system to determine possibilities of attacks. The Temp Score considers temporal factors like disclosure, exploit and countermeasures. The unique Meta Score calculates the average score of different sources to provide a normalized scoring system.
Current Exploit Price (≈)
Our analysts are monitoring exploit markets and are in contact with vulnerability brokers. The range indicates the observed or calculated exploit price to be seen on exploit markets. A good indicator to understand the monetary effort required for and the popularity of an attack.
CTI Interest Score
Our Cyber Threat Intelligence team is monitoring different web sites, mailing lists, exploit markets and social media networks. The CTI Interest Score identifies the interest of attackers and the security community for this specific vulnerability in real-time. A high score indicates an elevated risk to be targeted for this vulnerability.
4.4$0-$5k0.00

A vulnerability has been found in Freeware Advanced Audio Decoder 2.8.8 (Audio Processing Software) and classified as problematic. This vulnerability affects the function hf_assembly of the file libfaad/sbr_hfadj.c. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a memory corruption vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-119. As an impact it is known to affect availability. CVE summarizes:

An invalid memory address dereference was discovered in the hf_assembly function of libfaad/sbr_hfadj.c in Freeware Advanced Audio Decoder 2 (FAAD2) 2.8.8. The vulnerability causes a segmentation fault and application crash, which leads to denial of service.

The bug was discovered 12/17/2018. The weakness was presented 12/22/2018 (Website). The advisory is shared for download at github.com. This vulnerability was named CVE-2018-20361 since 12/22/2018. The attack can be initiated remotely. No form of authentication is required for a successful exploitation. Successful exploitation requires user interaction by the victim. There are known technical details, but no exploit is available.

The vulnerability was handled as a non-public zero-day exploit for at least 5 days. During that time the estimated underground price was around $0-$5k.

There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.

See 128309, 128307, 128306 and 128305 for similar entries.

Productinfoedit

Type

Name

CPE 2.3infoedit

CPE 2.2infoedit

CVSSv3infoedit

VulDB Meta Base Score: 4.4
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 4.4

VulDB Base Score: 3.3
VulDB Temp Score: 3.3
VulDB Vector: 🔍
VulDB Reliability: 🔍

NVD Base Score: 5.5
NVD Vector: 🔍

CVSSv2infoedit

AVACAuCIA
🔍🔍🔍🔍🔍🔍
🔍🔍🔍🔍🔍🔍
🔍🔍🔍🔍🔍🔍
VectorComplexityAuthenticationConfidentialityIntegrityAvailability
unlockunlockunlockunlockunlockunlock
unlockunlockunlockunlockunlockunlock
unlockunlockunlockunlockunlockunlock

VulDB Base Score: 🔍
VulDB Temp Score: 🔍
VulDB Reliability: 🔍

NVD Base Score: 🔍

Exploitinginfoedit

Class: Memory corruption
CWE: CWE-119
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Yes

Availability: 🔍
Status: Not defined
Price Prediction: 🔍
Current Price Estimation: 🔍

0-Dayunlockunlockunlockunlock
Todayunlockunlockunlockunlock

Threat Intelligenceinfoedit

Interest: 🔍
Active Actors: 🔍
Active APT Groups: 🔍

Countermeasuresinfoedit

Recommended: no mitigation known
Status: 🔍

0-Day Time: 🔍

Timelineinfoedit

12/17/2018 🔍
12/22/2018 +5 days 🔍
12/22/2018 +0 days 🔍
12/22/2018 +0 days 🔍
12/23/2018 +1 days 🔍
04/23/2020 +487 days 🔍

Sourcesinfoedit

Advisory: github.com
Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-2018-20361 (🔍)
See also: 🔍

Entryinfoedit

Created: 12/23/2018 12:42 PM
Updated: 04/23/2020 02:32 PM
Changes: (1) vulnerability_discoverydate
Complete: 🔍

Comments

No comments yet. Languages: . Please log in to comment.

Want to stay up to date on a daily basis?

Enable the mail alert feature now!