CVE-2018-16597 Detail

Current Description

An issue was discovered in the Linux kernel before 4.8. Incorrect access checking in overlayfs mounts could be used by local attackers to modify or truncate files in the underlying filesystem.


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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:N/I:H/A:N


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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2018-10/msg00033.html Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/153702/Slackware-Security-Advisory-Slackware-14.2-kernel-Updates.html
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://seclists.org/bugtraq/2019/Jul/33
https://security.netapp.com/advisory/ntap-20190204-0001/ Patch  Third Party Advisory 
https://support.f5.com/csp/article/K22691834 Third Party Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-863 Incorrect Authorization cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-16597
NVD Published Date:
09/21/2018
NVD Last Modified:
10/02/2019
Source:
MITRE