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CVE-2018-17182 Detail

Current Description

An issue was discovered in the Linux kernel through 4.18.8. The vmacache_flush_all function in mm/vmacache.c mishandles sequence number overflows. An attacker can trigger a use-after-free (and possibly gain privileges) via certain thread creation, map, unmap, invalidation, and dereference operations.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 7.8 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=7a9cdebdcc17e426fb5287e4a82db1dfe86339b2 Patch Third Party Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/105417 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/106503 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1041748 Patch Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:3656 Third Party Advisory
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/7a9cdebdcc17e426fb5287e4a82db1dfe86339b2 Patch Vendor Advisory
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/10/msg00003.html Third Party Advisory
https://security.netapp.com/advisory/ntap-20190204-0001/ Patch Third Party Advisory
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3776-1/ Third Party Advisory
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3776-2/ Third Party Advisory
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3777-1/ Third Party Advisory
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3777-2/ Third Party Advisory
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3777-3/ Third Party Advisory
https://www.debian.org/security/2018/dsa-4308 Third Party Advisory
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/45497/ Exploit Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2018/09/18/4 Mailing List Third Party Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-416 Use After Free NIST  

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)
4.18.8

Configuration 2 ( 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)
 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:18.04:*:*:*:lts:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 3 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:8.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:9.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 4 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:netapp:active_iq_performance_analytics_services:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:netapp:element_software:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-17182
NVD Published Date:
09/19/2018
NVD Last Modified:
03/05/2019