CVE-2018-1094 Detail

Current Description

The ext4_fill_super function in fs/ext4/super.c in the Linux kernel through 4.15.15 does not always initialize the crc32c checksum driver, which allows attackers to cause a denial of service (ext4_xattr_inode_hash NULL pointer dereference and system crash) via a crafted ext4 image.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  5.5 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2018/03/29/1 Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
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=199183 Exploit  Issue Tracking 
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1560788 Issue Tracking  Third Party Advisory 
https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/tytso/ext4.git/commit/?id=18db4b4e6fc31eda838dd1c1296d67dbcb3dc957 Third Party Advisory 
https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/tytso/ext4.git/commit/?id=a45403b51582a87872927a3e0fc0a389c26867f1 Patch 
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3695-1/ Third Party Advisory 
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3695-2/ Third Party Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-476 NULL Pointer Dereference cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-1094
NVD Published Date:
04/01/2018
NVD Last Modified:
11/09/2020
Source:
Red Hat, Inc.