CVE-2018-21008

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Description

An issue was discovered in the Linux kernel before 4.16.7. A use-after-free can be caused by the function rsi_mac80211_detach in the file drivers/net/wireless/rsi/rsi_91x_mac80211.c.

References

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2019-09/msg00064.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2019-09/msg00066.html

http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/154951/Kernel-Live-Patch-Security-Notice-LSN-0058-1.html

https://cdn.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v4.x/ChangeLog-4.16.7

https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=abd39c6ded9db53aa44c2540092bdd5fb6590fa8

https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2019/09/msg00025.html

https://security.netapp.com/advisory/ntap-20191004-0001/

https://usn.ubuntu.com/4162-1/

https://usn.ubuntu.com/4162-2/

https://usn.ubuntu.com/4163-1/

https://usn.ubuntu.com/4163-2/

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2019-09-04

Updated: 2019-09-24

Type: CWE-416

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 4.9

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

Impact Score: 6.9

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: MEDIUM

CVSS v3

Base Score: 5.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/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:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Tenable Plugins

View all (14 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
136782SUSE SLES12 Security Update : kernel (SUSE-SU-2020:1275-1) (MDSUM/RIDL) (MFBDS/RIDL/ZombieLoad) (MLPDS/RIDL) (MSBDS/Fallout)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
136661SUSE SLES12 Security Update : kernel (SUSE-SU-2020:1255-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
134971Slackware 14.2 : Slackware 14.2 kernel (SSA:2020-086-01)NessusSlackware Local Security Checks
critical
134240Debian DLA-2114-1 : linux-4.9 security updateNessusDebian Local Security Checks
critical
130163SUSE SLED15 / SLES15 Security Update : kernel (SUSE-SU-2019:2738-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
130152Ubuntu 16.04 LTS : Linux kernel vulnerabilities (USN-4163-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
critical
130151Ubuntu 16.04 LTS / 18.04 LTS : Linux kernel vulnerabilities (USN-4162-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
critical
129845SUSE SLES12 Security Update : kernel (SUSE-SU-2019:2648-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
129361Debian DLA-1930-1 : linux security updateNessusDebian Local Security Checks
critical
129345openSUSE Security Update : the Linux Kernel (openSUSE-2019-2181)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
129339openSUSE Security Update : the Linux Kernel (openSUSE-2019-2173)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
129157SUSE SLED15 / SLES15 Security Update : kernel (SUSE-SU-2019:2424-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
129156SUSE SLED15 / SLES15 Security Update : kernel (SUSE-SU-2019:2414-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
129154SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : kernel (SUSE-SU-2019:2412-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical