CVE-2018-16276 Detail

Current Description

An issue was discovered in yurex_read in drivers/usb/misc/yurex.c in the Linux kernel before 4.17.7. Local attackers could use user access read/writes with incorrect bounds checking in the yurex USB driver to crash the kernel or potentially escalate privileges.


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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=f1e255d60ae66a9f672ff9a207ee6cd8e33d2679 Patch  Vendor Advisory 
https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1106095 Issue Tracking 
https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1115593 Issue Tracking 
https://cdn.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v4.x/ChangeLog-4.17.7 Vendor Advisory 
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/f1e255d60ae66a9f672ff9a207ee6cd8e33d2679 Patch  Third Party Advisory 
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/10/msg00003.html Mailing List  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/3847-1/ Third Party Advisory 
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3847-2/ Third Party Advisory 
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3847-3/ Third Party Advisory 
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3849-1/ Third Party Advisory 
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3849-2/ Third Party Advisory 
https://www.debian.org/security/2018/dsa-4308 Third Party Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-20 Improper Input Validation cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-16276
NVD Published Date:
08/31/2018
NVD Last Modified:
03/08/2019
Source:
MITRE