CVE-2018-5518 Detail

Current Description

On F5 BIG-IP 13.0.0-13.1.0.5 or 12.0.0-12.1.3.3, malicious root users with access to a VCMP guest can cause a disruption of service on adjacent VCMP guests running on the same host. Exploiting this vulnerability causes the vCMPd process on the adjacent VCMP guest to restart and produce a core file. This issue is only exploitable on a VCMP guest which is operating in "host-only" or "bridged" mode. VCMP guests which are "isolated" are not impacted by this issue and do not provide mechanism to exploit the vulnerability. Guests which are deployed in "Appliance Mode" may be impacted however the exploit is not possible from an Appliance Mode guest. To exploit this vulnerability root access on a guest system deployed as "host-only" or "bridged" mode is required.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  5.4 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:A/AC:H/PR:H/UI:N/S:C/C:N/I:N/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1040797 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
https://support.f5.com/csp/article/K03165684 Vendor Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
NVD-CWE-noinfo Insufficient Information cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-5518
NVD Published Date:
05/02/2018
NVD Last Modified:
10/02/2019
Source:
F5 Networks