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CVE-2018-5803 Detail

Current Description

In the Linux Kernel before version 4.15.8, 4.14.25, 4.9.87, 4.4.121, 4.1.51, and 3.2.102, an error in the "_sctp_make_chunk()" function (net/sctp/sm_make_chunk.c) when handling SCTP packets length can be exploited to cause a kernel crash.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  06/12/2018
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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
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:1854 Third Party Advisory
https://cdn.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v3.x/ChangeLog-3.2.102 Vendor Advisory
https://cdn.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v4.x/ChangeLog-4.1.51 Vendor Advisory
https://cdn.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v4.x/ChangeLog-4.14.25 Vendor Advisory
https://cdn.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v4.x/ChangeLog-4.15.8 Vendor Advisory
https://cdn.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v4.x/ChangeLog-4.4.121 Vendor Advisory
https://cdn.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v4.x/ChangeLog-4.9.87 Vendor Advisory
https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/stable/linux-stable.git/commit/?id=07f2c7ab6f8d0a7e7c5764c4e6cc9c52951b9d9c Vendor Advisory
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/05/msg00000.html Third Party Advisory
https://secuniaresearch.flexerasoftware.com/advisories/81331/ Third Party Advisory
https://secuniaresearch.flexerasoftware.com/secunia_research/2018-2/ Third Party Advisory
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3654-1/ Third Party Advisory
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3654-2/ Third Party Advisory
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3656-1/ Third Party Advisory
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3697-1/ Third Party Advisory
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3697-2/ Third Party Advisory
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3698-1/ Third Party Advisory
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3698-2/ Third Party Advisory
https://www.debian.org/security/2018/dsa-4187 Third Party Advisory
https://www.debian.org/security/2018/dsa-4188 Third Party Advisory
https://www.spinics.net/lists/linux-sctp/msg07036.html Mailing List Third Party Advisory
https://www.spinics.net/lists/netdev/msg482523.html Mailing List Third Party Advisory

Technical Details

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-5803
NVD Published Date:
06/12/2018
NVD Last Modified:
08/08/2018