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CVE-2018-16885 Detail

Current Description

A flaw was found in the Linux kernel that allows the userspace to call memcpy_fromiovecend() and similar functions with a zero offset and buffer length which causes the read beyond the buffer boundaries, in certain cases causing a memory access fault and a system halt by accessing invalid memory address. This issue only affects kernel version 3.10.x as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.

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:N/I:N/A:H

Nist CVSS score does not match with CNA score
CNA:  Red Hat, Inc.
Base Score: 4.7 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/106296 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:2029
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:2043
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2018-16885 Issue Tracking Third Party Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-125 Out-of-bounds Read 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)
From (including)
3.10.0
Up to (including)
3.10.90

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


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-16885
NVD Published Date:
01/03/2019
NVD Last Modified:
08/06/2019