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CVE-2019-18805 Detail

Current Description

An issue was discovered in net/ipv4/sysctl_net_ipv4.c in the Linux kernel before 5.0.11. There is a net/ipv4/tcp_input.c signed integer overflow in tcp_ack_update_rtt() when userspace writes a very large integer to /proc/sys/net/ipv4/tcp_min_rtt_wlen, leading to a denial of service or possibly unspecified other impact, aka CID-19fad20d15a6.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 9.8 CRITICAL
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2019-11/msg00035.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2019-11/msg00039.html
https://cdn.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v5.x/ChangeLog-5.0.11 Mailing List Vendor Advisory
https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=19fad20d15a6494f47f85d869f00b11343ee5c78 Mailing List Patch Vendor Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-190 Integer Overflow or Wraparound 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 (excluding)
5.0.11


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2019-18805
NVD Published Date:
11/07/2019
NVD Last Modified:
11/14/2019