CVE-2018-5873

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Description

An issue was discovered in the __ns_get_path function in fs/nsfs.c in the Linux kernel before 4.11. Due to a race condition when accessing files, a Use After Free condition can occur. This also affects all Android releases from CAF using the Linux kernel (Android for MSM, Firefox OS for MSM, QRD Android) before security patch level 2018-07-05.

References

http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=073c516ff73557a8f7315066856c04b50383ac34

https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/073c516ff73557a8f7315066856c04b50383ac34

https://source.android.com/security/bulletin/2018-07-01

https://source.codeaurora.org/quic/la/kernel/msm-4.9/commit/?id=34742aaf7cb16c95edba4a7afed6d2c4fa7e434b

https://www.codeaurora.org/security-bulletin/2018/07/02/july-2018-code-aurora-security-bulletin

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2018-07-06

Updated: 2018-08-29

Type: CWE-362

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 6.9

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

Impact Score: 10

Exploitability Score: 3.4

Severity: MEDIUM

CVSS v3

Base Score: 7

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

Impact Score: 5.9

Exploitability Score: 1

Severity: HIGH

Tenable Plugins

View all (2 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
117769Oracle Linux 6 / 7 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2018-4227)NessusOracle Linux Local Security Checks
high
117764OracleVM 3.4 : Unbreakable / etc (OVMSA-2018-0258)NessusOracleVM Local Security Checks
high