Upstream information

CVE-2018-4022 at MITRE


A use-after-free vulnerability exists in the way MKVToolNix MKVINFO v25.0.0 handles the MKV (matroska) file format. A specially crafted MKV file can cause arbitrary code execution in the context of the current user.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having important severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 6.8
Vector AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 7.8
Vector CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Attack Vector Local
Attack Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction Required
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact High
Integrity Impact High
Availability Impact High
CVSSv3 Version 3.1
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1113709 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Package Hub 15
  • mkvtoolnix >= 28.2.0-bp150.2.3.1
  • mkvtoolnix-gui >= 28.2.0-bp150.2.3.1
openSUSE Leap 15.0
  • mkvtoolnix >= 28.2.0-lp150.2.3.1
  • mkvtoolnix-gui >= 28.2.0-lp150.2.3.1
openSUSE Tumbleweed
  • mkvtoolnix >= 61.0.0-1.2
  • mkvtoolnix-gui >= 61.0.0-1.2
openSUSE Tumbleweed GA mkvtoolnix-61.0.0-1.2

SUSE Timeline for this CVE

CVE page created: Sat Oct 27 11:16:41 2018
CVE page last modified: Tue May 23 14:54:24 2023