LXR vulnerable to OS command injection


LXR provided by LXR Project contains an OS command injection vulnerability (CWE-78).

Touma Hatano reported this vulnerability to IPA.
JPCERT/CC coordinated with the developer under Information Security Early Warning Partnership.
CVSS Severity (What is CVSS?)

CVSS V3 Severity:
Base Metrics 9.8 (Critical) [IPA Score]
  • Attack Vector: Network
  • Attack Complexity: Low
  • Privileges Required: None
  • User Interaction: None
  • Scope: Unchanged
  • Confidentiality Impact: High
  • Integrity Impact: High
  • Availability Impact: High
CVSS V2 Severity:
Base Metrics 7.5 (High) [IPA Score]
  • Access Vector: Network
  • Access Complexity: Low
  • Authentication: None
  • Confidentiality Impact: Partial
  • Integrity Impact: Partial
  • Availability Impact: Partial
Affected Products

LXR Project
  • LXR version 1.0.0 to 2.3.0


On a server where the product is running, a remote attacker may execute an arbitrary OS command.

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Vendor Information

LXR Project
CWE (What is CWE?)

  1. OS Command Injection(CWE-78) [IPA Evaluation]
CVE (What is CVE?)

  1. CVE-2018-0545

  1. JVN : JVN#72589538
  2. National Vulnerability Database (NVD) : CVE-2018-0545
Revision History

  • [2018/03/29]
      Web page was published