CVE-2018-13406 Detail

Current Description

An integer overflow in the uvesafb_setcmap function in drivers/video/fbdev/uvesafb.c in the Linux kernel before 4.17.4 could result in local attackers being able to crash the kernel or potentially elevate privileges because kmalloc_array is not used.


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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


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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=9f645bcc566a1e9f921bdae7528a01ced5bc3713 Patch 
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/104685 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1041355 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
https://cdn.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v4.x/ChangeLog-4.17.4 Release Notes 
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/9f645bcc566a1e9f921bdae7528a01ced5bc3713 Patch 
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2019/03/msg00017.html Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3752-1/ Third Party Advisory 
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3752-2/ Third Party Advisory 
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3752-3/ 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/3754-1/ Third Party Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-190 Integer Overflow or Wraparound cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-13406
NVD Published Date:
07/06/2018
NVD Last Modified:
03/27/2019
Source:
MITRE