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CVE-2018-1093 Detail

Current Description

The ext4_valid_block_bitmap function in fs/ext4/balloc.c in the Linux kernel through 4.15.15 allows attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds read and system crash) via a crafted ext4 image because balloc.c and ialloc.c do not validate bitmap block numbers.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  04/01/2018
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.5 MEDIUM
Vector: AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 3.6
Exploitability Score: 1.8


Attack Vector (AV): Local
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://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2018/03/29/1 Mailing List
https://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=199181 Issue Tracking
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1560782 Issue Tracking Third Party Advisory
https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/tytso/ext4.git/commit/?id=7dac4a1726a9c64a517d595c40e95e2d0d135f6f Patch
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/06/msg00000.html
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/07/msg00015.html
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/07/msg00016.html
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3676-1/
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3676-2/
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3752-1/
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3752-2/
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3752-3/
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3754-1/
https://www.debian.org/security/2018/dsa-4188

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-1093
NVD Published Date:
04/01/2018
NVD Last Modified:
08/29/2018