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CVE-2018-7480 Detail

Current Description

The blkcg_init_queue function in block/blk-cgroup.c in the Linux kernel before 4.11 allows local users to cause a denial of service (double free) or possibly have unspecified other impact by triggering a creation failure.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  02/25/2018
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.8 HIGH
Vector: AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 5.9
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): High
Integrity (I): High
Availability (A): High

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.2 HIGH
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=9b54d816e00425c3a517514e0d677bb3cec49258 Patch Vendor Advisory
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/9b54d816e00425c3a517514e0d677bb3cec49258 Patch Vendor 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://www.debian.org/security/2018/dsa-4188 Third Party Advisory

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-7480
NVD Published Date:
02/25/2018
NVD Last Modified:
03/04/2019