CVE-2018-10940 Detail

Current Description

The cdrom_ioctl_media_changed function in drivers/cdrom/cdrom.c in the Linux kernel before 4.16.6 allows local attackers to use a incorrect bounds check in the CDROM driver CDROM_MEDIA_CHANGED ioctl to read out kernel memory.


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Severity



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NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  5.5 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=9de4ee40547fd315d4a0ed1dd15a2fa3559ad707 Patch 
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/104154 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:2948
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:3083
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:3096
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/9de4ee40547fd315d4a0ed1dd15a2fa3559ad707 Patch 
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/06/msg00000.html Third Party Advisory 
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/07/msg00015.html
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/07/msg00016.html
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/07/msg00020.html
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3676-1/ Third Party Advisory 
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3676-2/ Third Party Advisory 
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3695-1/
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3695-2/
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3754-1/
https://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v4.x/ChangeLog-4.16.6 Release Notes 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-119 Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-10940
NVD Published Date:
05/09/2018
NVD Last Modified:
10/31/2018
Source:
MITRE