CVE-2018-14646 Detail

Current Description

The Linux kernel before 4.15-rc8 was found to be vulnerable to a NULL pointer dereference bug in the __netlink_ns_capable() function in the net/netlink/af_netlink.c file. A local attacker could exploit this when a net namespace with a netnsid is assigned to cause a kernel panic and a denial of service.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score matches with CNA score
CNA:  Red Hat, Inc.
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
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:3651 Vendor Advisory 
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:3666 Vendor Advisory 
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:3843 Vendor Advisory 
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2018-14646 Issue Tracking  Patch  Vendor Advisory 
https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=f428fe4a04cc339166c8bbd489789760de3a0cee Patch  Third Party Advisory 
https://marc.info/?l=linux-netdev&m=151500466401174&w=2 Patch  Third Party Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-476 NULL Pointer Dereference cwe source acceptance level NIST   Reference acceptance level Red Hat, Inc.  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-14646
NVD Published Date:
11/26/2018
NVD Last Modified:
10/09/2019
Source:
MITRE