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CVE-2018-1066 Detail

Current Description

The Linux kernel before version 4.11 is vulnerable to a NULL pointer dereference in fs/cifs/cifsencrypt.c:setup_ntlmv2_rsp() that allows an attacker controlling a CIFS server to kernel panic a client that has this server mounted, because an empty TargetInfo field in an NTLMSSP setup negotiation response is mishandled during session recovery.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  03/02/2018
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.5 MEDIUM
Vector: AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 3.6
Exploitability Score: 2.8


Attack Vector (AV): Network
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): None
User Interaction (UI): Required
Scope (S): Unchanged
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): High

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.1 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=cabfb3680f78981d26c078a26e5c748531257ebb Patch Vendor Advisory
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1539599 Issue Tracking Third Party Advisory
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/cabfb3680f78981d26c078a26e5c748531257ebb Patch Third Party Advisory
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/07/msg00015.html Third Party Advisory
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/07/msg00016.html Third Party Advisory
https://patchwork.kernel.org/patch/10187633/ Patch Third Party Advisory
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3880-1/ Third Party Advisory
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3880-2/ Third Party Advisory
https://www.debian.org/security/2018/dsa-4187 Third Party Advisory
https://www.debian.org/security/2018/dsa-4188 Third Party Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • NULL Pointer Dereference (CWE-476)

Change History

6 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-1066
NVD Published Date:
03/02/2018
NVD Last Modified:
03/05/2019