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CVE-2018-6554 Detail

Current Description

Memory leak in the irda_bind function in net/irda/af_irda.c and later in drivers/staging/irda/net/af_irda.c in the Linux kernel before 4.17 allows local users to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) by repeatedly binding an AF_IRDA socket.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 5.5 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/105302 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/10/msg00003.html Third Party Advisory
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2019/03/msg00017.html Mailing List Third Party Advisory
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3775-1/ Third Party Advisory
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3775-2/ Third Party Advisory
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3776-1/ Third Party Advisory
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3776-2/ Third Party Advisory
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3777-1/ Third Party Advisory
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3777-2/ Third Party Advisory
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3777-3/ Third Party Advisory
https://www.debian.org/security/2018/dsa-4308 Third Party Advisory
https://www.spinics.net/lists/stable/msg255030.html Patch Third Party Advisory
https://www.spinics.net/lists/stable/msg255034.html Patch Third Party Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-772 Missing Release of Resource after Effective Lifetime NIST  
CWE-400 Uncontrolled Resource Consumption Canonical Ltd.  

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)
4.17

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


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-6554
NVD Published Date:
09/04/2018
NVD Last Modified:
10/09/2019