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CVE-2018-17972 Detail

Current Description

An issue was discovered in the proc_pid_stack function in fs/proc/base.c in the Linux kernel through 4.18.11. It does not ensure that only root may inspect the kernel stack of an arbitrary task, allowing a local attacker to exploit racy stack unwinding and leak kernel task stack contents.

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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2019-05/msg00043.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/105525 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:0512 Third Party Advisory
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:0514 Third Party Advisory
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:0831
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:2473
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://marc.info/?l=linux-fsdevel&m=153806242024956&w=2 Patch Third Party Advisory
https://support.f5.com/csp/article/K27673650?utm_source=f5support&utm_medium=RSS
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3821-1/ Third Party Advisory
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3821-2/ Third Party Advisory
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3832-1/ Third Party Advisory
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3835-1/ Third Party Advisory
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3871-1/ Third Party Advisory
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3871-3/ Third Party Advisory
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3871-4/ Third Party Advisory
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3871-5/ Third Party Advisory
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3880-1/ Third Party Advisory
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3880-2/ Third Party Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-269 Improper Privilege Management 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)
4.18.11

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:12.04:*:*:*:esm:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 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)
 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:18.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 3 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_desktop:7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_server:7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_server:7.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_server_aus:7.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_server_eus:7.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_server_tus:7.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_workstation:7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:virtualization:4.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     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-2018-17972
NVD Published Date:
10/03/2018
NVD Last Modified:
10/02/2019