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CVE-2018-5391 Detail

Current Description

The Linux kernel, versions 3.9+, is vulnerable to a denial of service attack with low rates of specially modified packets targeting IP fragment re-assembly. An attacker may cause a denial of service condition by sending specially crafted IP fragments. Various vulnerabilities in IP fragmentation have been discovered and fixed over the years. The current vulnerability (CVE-2018-5391) became exploitable in the Linux kernel with the increase of the IP fragment reassembly queue size.

Source:  MITRE
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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.arubanetworks.com/assets/alert/ARUBA-PSA-2018-004.txt Third Party Advisory
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2019/06/28/2
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2019/07/06/3
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2019/07/06/4
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/105108 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1041476 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1041637 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:2785 Third Party Advisory
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:2791 Third Party Advisory
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:2846 Third Party Advisory
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:2924 Third Party Advisory
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:2925 Third Party Advisory
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:2933 Third Party Advisory
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:2948 Third Party Advisory
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:3083 Third Party Advisory
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:3096 Third Party Advisory
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:3459 Third Party Advisory
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:3540 Third Party Advisory
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:3586 Third Party Advisory
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:3590 Third Party Advisory
https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/davem/net-next.git/commit/?id=c30f1fc041b74ecdb072dd44f858750414b8b19f Patch Vendor Advisory
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/08/msg00014.html Mailing List Mitigation Third Party Advisory
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2019/03/msg00017.html
https://security.netapp.com/advisory/ntap-20181003-0002/ Third Party Advisory
https://support.f5.com/csp/article/K74374841?utm_source=f5support&utm_medium=RSS
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3740-1/ Third Party Advisory
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3740-2/ Third Party Advisory
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3741-1/ Third Party Advisory
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3741-2/ Third Party Advisory
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3742-1/ Third Party Advisory
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3742-2/ Third Party Advisory
https://www.debian.org/security/2018/dsa-4272 Mitigation Third Party Advisory
https://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/641765 Third Party Advisory US Government Resource

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-20 Improper Input Validation NIST  
CWE-400 Uncontrolled Resource Consumption CERT/CC  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
From (including)
3.9
Up to (including)
4.18

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_desktop:6.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_desktop:7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_server:6.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     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_aus:6.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_server_aus:6.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_server_aus:6.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_server_aus:7.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_server_aus:7.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_server_aus:7.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_server_eus:6.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_server_eus:7.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_server_eus:7.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_server_eus:7.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_server_tus:6.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_server_tus:7.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_server_tus:7.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_server_tus:7.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_workstation:6.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_workstation:7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     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: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)


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-5391
NVD Published Date:
09/06/2018
NVD Last Modified:
03/21/2019