CVE-2018-11129

Priority
Description
The header::add_INFO_descriptor function in header.cpp in VCFtools 0.1.15
allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (use-after-free) or
possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted vcf file.
Ubuntu-Description
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.
Notes
Package
Upstream:released (0.1.16-1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):needed
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):released (0.1.14+dfsg-2ubuntu0.1)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):needed
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa):not-affected (0.1.16-1)
Ubuntu 20.10 (Groovy Gorilla):not-affected (0.1.16-1)
More Information

Updated: 2020-07-28 18:48:37 UTC (commit 7b6828437fde0509248708fcdb5b0f7587b85bd1)