CVE-2018-16658 Detail

Current Description

An issue was discovered in the Linux kernel before 4.18.6. An information leak in cdrom_ioctl_drive_status in drivers/cdrom/cdrom.c could be used by local attackers to read kernel memory because a cast from unsigned long to int interferes with bounds checking. This is similar to CVE-2018-10940.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  6.1 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=8f3fafc9c2f0ece10832c25f7ffcb07c97a32ad4 Mailing List  Patch  Third Party Advisory 
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/105334 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:2029
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:2043
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:4154
https://cdn.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v4.x/ChangeLog-4.18.6 Release Notes  Technical Description 
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/8f3fafc9c2f0ece10832c25f7ffcb07c97a32ad4 Patch 
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/10/msg00003.html Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3797-1/ Mitigation  Third Party Advisory 
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3797-2/ Mitigation  Third Party Advisory 
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3820-1/ Third Party Advisory 
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3820-2/ Third Party Advisory 
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3820-3/ Third Party Advisory 
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3822-1/ Third Party Advisory 
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3822-2/ Third Party Advisory 
https://www.debian.org/security/2018/dsa-4308 Third Party Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-200 Exposure of Sensitive Information to an Unauthorized Actor cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-16658
NVD Published Date:
09/07/2018
NVD Last Modified:
08/06/2019
Source:
MITRE