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CVE-2018-7995 Detail

Current Description

** DISPUTED ** Race condition in the store_int_with_restart() function in arch/x86/kernel/cpu/mcheck/mce.c in the Linux kernel through 4.15.7 allows local users to cause a denial of service (panic) by leveraging root access to write to the check_interval file in a /sys/devices/system/machinecheck/machinecheck<cpu number> directory. NOTE: a third party has indicated that this report is not security relevant.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 4.7 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/103356 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1084755 Issue Tracking Third Party Advisory
https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/tip/tip.git/commit/?id=b3b7c4795ccab5be71f080774c45bbbcc75c2aaf Patch Vendor Advisory
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/05/msg00000.html Third Party Advisory
https://lkml.org/lkml/2018/3/2/970 Patch 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://www.debian.org/security/2018/dsa-4187 Third Party Advisory
https://www.debian.org/security/2018/dsa-4188 Third Party Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-362 Concurrent Execution using Shared Resource with Improper Synchronization ('Race Condition') NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
4.15.7

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 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)

Configuration 3 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-7995
NVD Published Date:
03/09/2018
NVD Last Modified:
02/28/2019