CVE-2018-14611

medium
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Description

An issue was discovered in the Linux kernel through 4.17.10. There is a use-after-free in try_merge_free_space() when mounting a crafted btrfs image, because of a lack of chunk type flag checks in btrfs_check_chunk_valid in fs/btrfs/volumes.c.

References

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/104917

https://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=199839

https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2019/03/msg00017.html

https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2020/06/msg00011.html

https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2020/06/msg00013.html

https://patchwork.kernel.org/patch/10503099/

https://usn.ubuntu.com/3932-1/

https://usn.ubuntu.com/3932-2/

https://usn.ubuntu.com/4094-1/

https://usn.ubuntu.com/4118-1/

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2018-07-27

Updated: 2020-06-10

Type: CWE-416

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 7.1

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C

Impact Score: 6.9

Exploitability Score: 8.6

Severity: HIGH

CVSS v3

Base Score: 5.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Impact Score: 3.6

Exploitability Score: 1.8

Severity: MEDIUM

Vulnerable Software

Configuration 1

OR

cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:* versions up to 4.17.10 (inclusive)

Configuration 2

OR

cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:8.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Tenable Plugins

View all (9 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
137283Debian DLA-2241-2 : linux security updateNessusDebian Local Security Checks
medium
128478Ubuntu 16.04 LTS / 18.04 LTS : linux-aws vulnerabilities (USN-4118-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
critical
127889Ubuntu 16.04 LTS / 18.04 LTS : Linux kernel vulnerabilities (USN-4094-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
high
124983EulerOS Virtualization for ARM 64 3.0.1.0 : kernel (EulerOS-SA-2019-1530)NessusHuawei Local Security Checks
high
123681Ubuntu 14.04 LTS : linux-lts-xenial, linux-aws vulnerabilities (USN-3932-2)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
medium
123680Ubuntu 16.04 LTS : linux, linux-aws, linux-kvm, linux-raspi2, linux-snapdragon vulnerabilities (USN-3932-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
medium
122879Debian DLA-1715-1 : linux-4.9 security update (Spectre)NessusDebian Local Security Checks
high
121505Slackware 14.2 : Slackware 14.2 kernel (SSA:2019-030-01)NessusSlackware Local Security Checks
high
118861Oracle Linux 7 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2018-4270)NessusOracle Linux Local Security Checks
high