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CVE-2018-19854 Detail

Current Description

An issue was discovered in the Linux kernel before 4.19.3. crypto_report_one() and related functions in crypto/crypto_user.c (the crypto user configuration API) do not fully initialize structures that are copied to userspace, potentially leaking sensitive memory to user programs. NOTE: this is a CVE-2013-2547 regression but with easier exploitability because the attacker does not need a capability (however, the system must have the CONFIG_CRYPTO_USER kconfig option).

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.7 MEDIUM
Vector: AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 3.6
Exploitability Score: 1.0


Attack Vector (AV): Local
Attack Complexity (AC): High
Privileges Required (PR): Low
User Interaction (UI): None
Scope (S): Unchanged
Confidentiality (C): High
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): None

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 1.9 LOW
Vector: (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.4


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=f43f39958beb206b53292801e216d9b8a660f087 Patch Vendor Advisory
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/f43f39958beb206b53292801e216d9b8a660f087 Patch Third Party Advisory
https://kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v4.x/ChangeLog-4.19.3 Vendor Advisory
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3872-1/ Third Party Advisory
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3878-1/ Third Party Advisory
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3878-2/ Third Party Advisory
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3901-1/ Third Party Advisory
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3901-2/ Third Party Advisory

Technical Details

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Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (excluding)
4.19.3

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:14.04:*:*:*:lts:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:16.04:*:*:*:lts:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:18.04:*:*:*:lts:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:18.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-19854
NVD Published Date:
12/04/2018
NVD Last Modified:
03/08/2019