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CVE-2018-5333 Detail

Current Description

In the Linux kernel through 4.14.13, the rds_cmsg_atomic function in net/rds/rdma.c mishandles cases where page pinning fails or an invalid address is supplied, leading to an rds_atomic_free_op NULL pointer dereference.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  01/11/2018
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.5 MEDIUM
Vector: AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 3.6
Exploitability Score: 1.8


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

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.9 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=7d11f77f84b27cef452cee332f4e469503084737 Issue Tracking Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/102510 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:0470 Third Party Advisory
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/7d11f77f84b27cef452cee332f4e469503084737 Patch Vendor Advisory
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/05/msg00000.html Mailing List Third Party Advisory
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3583-1/ Third Party Advisory
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3583-2/ Third Party Advisory
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3617-1/ Third Party Advisory
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3617-2/ Third Party Advisory
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3617-3/ Third Party Advisory
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3619-1/ Third Party Advisory
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3619-2/ Third Party Advisory
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3632-1/ Third Party Advisory
https://www.debian.org/security/2018/dsa-4187 Third Party Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • NULL Pointer Dereference (CWE-476)

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)
4.14.13

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:8.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 3 ( 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:17.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-5333
NVD Published Date:
01/11/2018
NVD Last Modified:
03/05/2019