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CVE-2018-8822 Detail

Current Description

Incorrect buffer length handling in the ncp_read_kernel function in fs/ncpfs/ncplib_kernel.c in the Linux kernel through 4.15.11, and in drivers/staging/ncpfs/ncplib_kernel.c in the Linux kernel 4.16-rc through 4.16-rc6, could be exploited by malicious NCPFS servers to crash the kernel or execute code.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  03/20/2018
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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://www.securityfocus.com/bid/103476 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/05/msg00000.html
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3653-1/
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3653-2/
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3654-1/
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3654-2/
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3655-1/
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3655-2/
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3656-1/
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3657-1/
https://www.debian.org/security/2018/dsa-4187
https://www.debian.org/security/2018/dsa-4188
https://www.mail-archive.com/netdev@vger.kernel.org/msg223373.html Patch

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-8822
NVD Published Date:
03/20/2018
NVD Last Modified:
05/30/2018