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mardi 26 mars 2019

EDK II Network Stack Stack-based memory corruption

A vulnerability has been found in EDK II and classified as critical. This vulnerability affects a functionality of the component Network Stack. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a memory corruption vulnerability (Stack-based). The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-119. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The weakness was shared 03/27/2019. The advisory is shared for download at This vulnerability was named CVE-2018-12178 since 06/11/2018. The attack can be initiated remotely. There are neither technical details nor an exploit publicly available. The current price for an exploit might be approx. USD $0-$5k (estimation calculated on 03/28/2019).

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

The issues 132485, 132486, 132487 and 132488 are related to this entry.





VulDB Meta Base Score: 6.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 6.3

VulDB Base Score: ≈6.3
VulDB Temp Score: ≈6.3
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Class: Memory corruption / Stack-based (CWE-119)
Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Status: Not defined

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Recommended: no mitigation known
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06/11/2018 CVE assigned
03/27/2019 Advisory disclosed
03/28/2019 VulDB entry created
03/28/2019 VulDB last update



CVE: CVE-2018-12178 (🔒)
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Created: 03/28/2019 11:32 AM
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