CVE-2018-10840

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2018-04-11
CWE:
CWE-122
Bugzilla:
1582346: CVE-2018-10840 kernel: Heap-based buffer overflow in fs/ext4/xattr.c:ext4_xattr_set_entry() with crafted ext4 image
The Linux kernel is vulnerable to a heap-based buffer overflow in the fs/ext4/xattr.c:ext4_xattr_set_entry() function. An attacker could exploit this by operating on a mounted crafted ext4 image.

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CVSS v3 metrics

CVSS3 Base Score 5.2
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:P/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:H
Attack Vector Physical
Attack Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality None
Integrity Impact Low
Availability Impact High

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (kernel-alt) RHSA-2019:0162 2019-01-29

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise MRG 2 realtime-kernel Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 kernel Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 kernel Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 kernel-rt Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 kernel Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 kernel Will not fix
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