CVE-2017-18216 Detail

Current Description

In fs/ocfs2/cluster/nodemanager.c in the Linux kernel before 4.15, local users can cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and BUG) because a required mutex is not used.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  5.5 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=853bc26a7ea39e354b9f8889ae7ad1492ffa28d2 Patch  Vendor Advisory 
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/103278 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/853bc26a7ea39e354b9f8889ae7ad1492ffa28d2 Patch  Third Party Advisory 
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/05/msg00000.html
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3776-1/
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3776-2/
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3798-1/
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3798-2/
https://www.debian.org/security/2018/dsa-4187
https://www.debian.org/security/2018/dsa-4188

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-476 NULL Pointer Dereference cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-18216
NVD Published Date:
03/05/2018
NVD Last Modified:
10/30/2018
Source:
MITRE