CVE-2018-10879

Impact:
Low
Public Date:
2018-06-08
CWE:
CWE-416
Bugzilla:
1596806: CVE-2018-10879 kernel: use-after-free detected in ext4_xattr_set_entry with a crafted file
A flaw was found in the Linux kernel's ext4 filesystem. A local user can cause a use-after-free in ext4_xattr_set_entry function and a denial of service or unspecified other impact may occur by renaming a file in a crafted ext4 filesystem image.

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CVSS v3 metrics

CVSS3 Base Score 4.2
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:P/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
Attack Vector Physical
Attack Complexity High
Privileges Required None
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact High

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (kernel-alt) RHSA-2018:2948 2018-10-30
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 8 kernel Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 kernel Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 kernel Not affected
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