2.1
CVSSv2

CVE-2018-15856

Published: 25/08/2018 Updated: 05/03/2019
CVSS v2 Base Score: 2.1 | Impact Score: 2.9 | Exploitability Score: 3.9
CVSS v3 Base Score: 5.5 | Impact Score: 3.6 | Exploitability Score: 1.8
VMScore: 191
Vector: AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Vulnerability Summary

An infinite loop when reaching EOL unexpectedly in compose/parser.c (aka the keymap parser) in xkbcommon prior to 0.8.1 could be used by local malicious users to cause a denial of service during parsing of crafted keymap files.

Vulnerability Trend

Affected Products

Vendor Product Versions
CanonicalUbuntu Linux14.04, 16.04, 18.04

Vendor Advisories

Several security issues were fixed in libxkbcommon ...
Several security issues were fixed in libxkbcommon ...