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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.

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 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 Patch
https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/tytso/ext4.git/commit/?id=a45403b51582a87872927a3e0fc0a389c26867f1 Patch

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • NULL Pointer Dereference (CWE-476)

Change History

1 change record found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-1094
NVD Published Date:
04/01/2018
NVD Last Modified:
05/02/2018