CVE-2017-18232

Impact:
Low
Public Date:
2017-12-08
CWE:
CWE-833
Bugzilla:
1558066: CVE-2017-18232 kernel: Mishandling mutex within libsas allowing local Denial of Service
The Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) implementation in the Linux kernel mishandles a mutex within libsas. This allows local users to cause a denial of service (deadlock) by triggering certain error-handling code.

Find out more about CVE-2017-18232 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v3 metrics

CVSS3 Base Score 3.1
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:P/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:L
Attack Vector Physical
Attack Complexity High
Privileges Required None
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality None
Integrity Impact Low
Availability Impact Low

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux for Real Time for NFV (v. 7) (kernel-rt) RHSA-2018:3096 2018-10-30
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (kernel) RHSA-2018:3083 2018-10-30

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise MRG 2 realtime-kernel Affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 kernel-alt Affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 kernel Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 kernel Not affected

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