CVE-2018-14660 Detail

Current Description

A flaw was found in glusterfs server through versions 4.1.4 and 3.1.2 which allowed repeated usage of GF_META_LOCK_KEY xattr. A remote, authenticated attacker could use this flaw to create multiple locks for single inode by using setxattr repetitively resulting in memory exhaustion of glusterfs server node.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score matches with CNA score
CNA:  Red Hat, Inc.
Base Score:  6.5 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/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-2018:3431 Vendor Advisory 
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:3432 Vendor Advisory 
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:3470 Vendor Advisory 
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2018-14660 Issue Tracking  Vendor Advisory 
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201904-06

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-770 Allocation of Resources Without Limits or Throttling cwe source acceptance level NIST  
CWE-400 Uncontrolled Resource Consumption Reference acceptance level Red Hat, Inc.  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-14660
NVD Published Date:
11/01/2018
NVD Last Modified:
10/15/2020
Source:
Red Hat, Inc.