Title: CVE-2018-3839 SDL2 vulnerability in StarWind VSAN for vSphere (VSA)

Note: StarWind will continue to update this vulnerability as new information becomes available.

Vulnerability ID: SW-20191008-0002

Version: 1.0

Date: 2019-10-08

Status: Final

CVEs: CVE-2018-3839

Summary

StarWind VSAN for vSphere (VSA) incorporates Simple DirectMedia Layer service. An exploitable code execution vulnerability exists in the XCF image rendering functionality of Simple DirectMedia Layer SDL2_image-2.0.2.

Impact 

A specially crafted XCF image can cause an out-of-bounds write on the heap, resulting in code execution. An attacker can display a specially crafted image to trigger this vulnerability.

Vulnerability Scoring

CVE CVSS 2.0 Score CVSS 3.x Score
CVE-2018-3839 6.8 (MEDIUM) 8.8 (HIGH)

Affected Products:

StarWind VSAN for vSphere build 12533
StarWind VSAN for vSphere build 12658
StarWind VSAN for vSphere build 12859

Not affected products:

StarWind VSAN for Hyper-V (all versions)

StarWind HCA (any setup)

StarWind SA (any setup)

StarWind VTLA (any setup)

StarWind VTL component (all versions)

StarWind V2V (all versions)

StarWind Tape Redirector component (all versions)

StarWind Deduplication Analyzer (all versions)

StarWind rPerf (all versions)

StarWind iSCSI Accelerator (all versions)

Software Versions and Fixes

Fixed in StarWind VSAN for vSphere build 13170

Workaround

Update StarWind VSAN for vSphere to the build 13170 or higher

Obtaining Software Fixes 

Software updates will be available in StarWind release notes – https://www.starwindsoftware.com/release-notes-build. To update the software, perform the steps described at the following link  – https://knowledgebase.starwindsoftware.com/guidance/upgrading-from-any-starwind-version-to-any-starwind-version/ or contact support to perform an update. You can submit a support request using the following link https://www.starwindsoftware.com/support-form or contact Support directly via email support@starwind.com or via phone +1 617 829 4499.

Status of Notice

Final

StarWind will continue to update information regarding this vulnerability as new details become available.

This vulnerability article should be considered as the single source of current, up-to-date, authorized and accurate information posted by StarWind Software.

Revision History 

Revision # Date Comments
1.0 2019-10-08 Initial Public Release and Final Status