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CVE-2018-15594 Detail

Current Description

arch/x86/kernel/paravirt.c in the Linux kernel before 4.18.1 mishandles certain indirect calls, which makes it easier for attackers to conduct Spectre-v2 attacks against paravirtual guests.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

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:H/I:N/A:N

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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=5800dc5c19f34e6e03b5adab1282535cb102fafd Mitigation Patch Vendor Advisory
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2019-05/msg00043.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/105120 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1041601 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:2029
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:2043
https://cdn.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v4.x/ChangeLog-4.18.1 Release Notes Vendor Advisory
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/5800dc5c19f34e6e03b5adab1282535cb102fafd Mitigation Patch Third Party Advisory
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/10/msg00003.html Mailing List Third Party Advisory
https://twitter.com/grsecurity/status/1029324426142199808 Third Party Advisory
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3775-1/ Third Party Advisory
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3775-2/ Third Party Advisory
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3776-1/ Third Party Advisory
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3776-2/ Third Party Advisory
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3777-1/ Third Party Advisory
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3777-2/ Third Party Advisory
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3777-3/ Third Party Advisory
https://www.debian.org/security/2018/dsa-4308 Third Party Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-200 Information Exposure NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:8.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:9.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:12.04:*:*:*:esm:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:14.04:*:*:*:lts:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:16.04:*:*:*:lts:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:18.04:*:*:*:lts:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 3 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (excluding)
4.18.1


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-15594
NVD Published Date:
08/20/2018
NVD Last Modified:
10/02/2019