CVE-2018-1000200

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2018-04-24
CWE:
CWE-476
Bugzilla:
1568744: CVE-2018-1000200 kernel: NULL pointer dereference on OOM kill of large mlocked process
A flaw was found in the Linux kernel where an out of memory (oom) killing of a process that has large spans of mlocked memory can result in deferencing a NULL pointer, leading to denial of service.

Find out more about CVE-2018-1000200 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 5.5
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
Attack Vector Local
Attack Complexity Low
Privileges Required Low
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact High

Affected Packages State

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

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