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CVE-2018-10879 Detail

Current Description

A flaw was found in the Linux kernel's ext4 filesystem. A local user can cause a use-after-free in ext4_xattr_set_entry function and a denial of service or unspecified other impact may occur by renaming a file in a crafted ext4 filesystem image.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 7.8 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Nist CVSS score does not match with CNA score
CNA:  Red Hat, Inc.
Base Score: 4.2 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:P/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
http://patchwork.ozlabs.org/patch/928666/ Patch Third Party Advisory
http://patchwork.ozlabs.org/patch/928667/ Patch Third Party Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/104902 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:2948 Third Party Advisory
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:3083 Third Party Advisory
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:3096 Third Party Advisory
https://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=200001 Exploit Issue Tracking Vendor Advisory
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2018-10879 Issue Tracking Patch Third Party Advisory
https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=513f86d73855ce556ea9522b6bfd79f87356dc3a Patch Vendor Advisory
https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=5369a762c882c0b6e9599e4ebbb3a9ba9eee7e2d 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
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3871-1/ Third Party Advisory
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3871-3/ Third Party Advisory
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3871-4/ Third Party Advisory
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3871-5/ Third Party Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-416 Use After Free NIST   Red Hat, Inc.  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 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:18.04:*:*:*:lts:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (excluding)
4.17.6

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

Configuration 4 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     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_workstation:7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-10879
NVD Published Date:
07/26/2018
NVD Last Modified:
10/09/2019