CVE-2018-7740

MEDIUM

Description

The resv_map_release function in mm/hugetlb.c in the Linux kernel through 4.15.7 allows local users to cause a denial of service (BUG) via a crafted application that makes mmap system calls and has a large pgoff argument to the remap_file_pages system call.

References

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/103316

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:3083

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:3096

https://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=199037

https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/05/msg00000.html

https://usn.ubuntu.com/3910-1/

https://usn.ubuntu.com/3910-2/

https://www.debian.org/security/2018/dsa-4187

https://www.debian.org/security/2018/dsa-4188

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2018-03-07

Updated: 2019-03-18

Type: CWE-119

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

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 v3.0

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