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CVE-2018-10878 Detail

Current Description

A flaw was found in the Linux kernel's ext4 filesystem. A local user can cause an out-of-bounds write and a denial of service or unspecified other impact is possible by mounting and operating a crafted ext4 filesystem image.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  07/26/2018
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.8 HIGH
Vector: AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 5.9
Exploitability Score: 1.8


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

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.1 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 8.5
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://patchwork.ozlabs.org/patch/929237/ Patch Third Party Advisory
http://patchwork.ozlabs.org/patch/929238/ Patch Third Party Advisory
https://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=199865 Exploit Issue Tracking Patch Vendor Advisory
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2018-10878 Issue Tracking Patch
https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=77260807d1170a8cf35dbb06e07461a655f67eee Patch Vendor Advisory
https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=819b23f1c501b17b9694325471789e6b5cc2d0d2 Patch Vendor Advisory
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/07/msg00020.html Mailing List Third Party Advisory
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3753-1/ Third Party Advisory
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3753-2/ Third Party Advisory

Technical Details

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-10878
NVD Published Date:
07/26/2018
NVD Last Modified:
09/21/2018