CVE-2018-14617

HIGH

Description

An issue was discovered in the Linux kernel through 4.17.10. There is a NULL pointer dereference and panic in hfsplus_lookup() in fs/hfsplus/dir.c when opening a file (that is purportedly a hard link) in an hfs+ filesystem that has malformed catalog data, and is mounted read-only without a metadata directory.

References

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

https://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=200297

https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/10/msg00003.html

https://usn.ubuntu.com/3821-1/

https://usn.ubuntu.com/3821-2/

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

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

https://www.debian.org/security/2018/dsa-4308

https://www.spinics.net/lists/linux-fsdevel/msg130021.html

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2018-07-27

Updated: 2019-08-13

Type: CWE-476

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

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 v3.0

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