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CVE-2018-16597 Detail

Current Description

An issue was discovered in the Linux kernel through 4.18.6. Incorrect access checking in overlayfs mounts could be used by local attackers to modify or truncate files in the underlying filesystem.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  09/21/2018
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.5 MEDIUM
Vector: AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 3.6
Exploitability Score: 1.8


Attack Vector (AV): Local
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): Low
User Interaction (UI): None
Scope (S): Unchanged
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): High
Availability (A): None

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.9 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:C/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): Complete
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized modification

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/105394 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1106512 Issue Tracking Patch Third Party Advisory
https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=c0ca3d70e8d3cf81e2255a217f7ca402f5ed0862 Patch Third Party Advisory
https://security.netapp.com/advisory/ntap-20190204-0001/

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Control (CWE-264)

Change History

4 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-16597
NVD Published Date:
09/21/2018
NVD Last Modified:
02/05/2019