CVE-2018-7757 Detail

Current Description

Memory leak in the sas_smp_get_phy_events function in drivers/scsi/libsas/sas_expander.c in the Linux kernel through 4.15.7 allows local users to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via many read accesses to files in the /sys/class/sas_phy directory, as demonstrated by the /sys/class/sas_phy/phy-1:0:12/invalid_dword_count file.


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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://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=4a491b1ab11ca0556d2fda1ff1301e862a2d44c4 Patch  Vendor Advisory 
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/103348 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:2948
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:3083
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:3096
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/4a491b1ab11ca0556d2fda1ff1301e862a2d44c4 Patch  Third Party Advisory 
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/05/msg00000.html
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3654-1/
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3654-2/
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3656-1/
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3697-1/
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3697-2/
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3698-1/
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3698-2/
https://www.debian.org/security/2018/dsa-4187
https://www.debian.org/security/2018/dsa-4188

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-772 Missing Release of Resource after Effective Lifetime cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-7757
NVD Published Date:
03/08/2018
NVD Last Modified:
10/02/2019
Source:
MITRE