CVE-2018-17159 Detail

Current Description

In FreeBSD before 11.2-STABLE(r340854) and 11.2-RELEASE-p5, the NFS server lacks a bounds check in the READDIRPLUS NFS request. Unprivileged remote users with access to the NFS server can cause a resource exhaustion by forcing the server to allocate an arbitrarily large memory allocation.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  7.5 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/106192 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1042164 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
https://secuniaresearch.flexerasoftware.com/secunia_research/2018-24/ Third Party Advisory 
https://security.freebsd.org/advisories/FreeBSD-SA-18:13.nfs.asc Third Party Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-400 Uncontrolled Resource Consumption cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-17159
NVD Published Date:
12/04/2018
NVD Last Modified:
12/31/2018
Source:
MITRE