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CVE-2018-16862 Detail

Current Description

A security flaw was found in the Linux kernel in a way that the cleancache subsystem clears an inode after the final file truncation (removal). The new file created with the same inode may contain leftover pages from cleancache and the old file data instead of the new one.

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

Nist CVSS score does not match with CNA score
CNA:  Red Hat, Inc.
Base Score: 5.3 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:L/A:N

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/106009 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2018-16862 Issue Tracking Third Party Advisory
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2019/03/msg00017.html Mailing List Third Party Advisory
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2019/03/msg00034.html Mailing List Third Party Advisory
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2019/04/msg00004.html
https://lore.kernel.org/patchwork/patch/1011367/ Issue Tracking Patch Vendor Advisory
https://seclists.org/oss-sec/2018/q4/169 Mailing List Third Party Advisory
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3879-1/ Third Party Advisory
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3879-2/ Third Party Advisory
https://usn.ubuntu.com/4094-1/
https://usn.ubuntu.com/4118-1/

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-200 Information Exposure NIST   Red Hat, Inc.  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
4.14

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 3 ( hide )
 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)

Configuration 4 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:8.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-16862
NVD Published Date:
11/26/2018
NVD Last Modified:
04/01/2019