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

NOTE: The following CVSS v3 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

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

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 7 kernel Affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 kernel-rt Affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 kernel Affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 kernel Not affected

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