CVE-2018-15855

Unchecked NULL pointer usage in xkbcommon before 0.8.1 could be used by local attackers to crash (NULL pointer dereference) the xkbcommon parser by supplying a crafted keymap file, because the XkbFile for an xkb_geometry section was mishandled.

Published : 2018-08-25 21:29 Updated : 2019-08-06 17:15

2.1
CVSS Score More info
Score 2.1 / 10
2.1
Vendor Product Version URI
Canonical Ubuntu Linux 14.04 cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:14.04::~~lts~~~
Canonical Ubuntu Linux 16.04 cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:16.04::~~lts~~~
Canonical Ubuntu Linux 18.04 cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:18.04::~~lts~~~
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      1. 14.04
      2. 16.04
      3. 18.04

CWE

ID Name Description Links
CWE-476 NULL Pointer Dereference A NULL pointer dereference occurs when the application dereferences a pointer that it expects to be valid, but is NULL, typically causing a crash or exit. CVE

History of changes

Date Event
2019-08-06 17:15
2019-03-05 17:00
2018-11-07 11:29
2018-10-31 10:31
2018-10-30 17:35
2018-10-09 10:29
2018-08-25 21:29

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