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CVE-2018-1068 Detail

Current Description

A flaw was found in the Linux 4.x kernel's implementation of 32-bit syscall interface for bridging. This allowed a privileged user to arbitrarily write to a limited range of kernel memory.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 6.7 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/103459 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:1318 Third Party Advisory
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:1355 Third Party Advisory
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:2948 Third Party Advisory
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:1170
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:1190
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:4159
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1552048 Issue Tracking Third Party Advisory
https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=b71812168571fa55e44cdd0254471331b9c4c4c6 Patch Vendor Advisory
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/b71812168571fa55e44cdd0254471331b9c4c4c6 Patch Third Party Advisory
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/05/msg00000.html Mailing List Third Party Advisory
https://marc.info/?l=linux-netdev&m=152023808817590&w=2 Third Party Advisory
https://marc.info/?l=linux-netdev&m=152025888924151&w=2 Patch Third Party Advisory
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3654-1/ Third Party Advisory
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3654-2/ Third Party Advisory
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3656-1/ Third Party Advisory
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3674-1/ Third Party Advisory
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3674-2/ Third Party Advisory
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3677-1/ Third Party Advisory
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3677-2/ 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

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-787 Out-of-bounds Write NIST  
CWE-119 Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer Red Hat, Inc.  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
From (including)
4.0.0
Up to (including)
4.16

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:12.04:*:*:*:esm:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:14.04:*:*:*:lts:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:16.04:*:*:*:lts:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:17.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 3 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:8.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:9.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 4 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:redhat:virtualization_host:4.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_desktop:7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_server:7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_server_aus:7.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_server_eus:7.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_server_eus:7.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_server_tus:7.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_workstation:7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-1068
NVD Published Date:
03/16/2018
NVD Last Modified:
05/14/2019