CVE-2018-10940

Impact:
Low
Public Date:
2018-04-18
CWE:
CWE-119
Bugzilla:
1577408: CVE-2018-10940 kernel: incorrect memory bounds check in drivers/cdrom/cdrom.c
A flaw was found in the Linux kernel, before 4.16.6 where the cdrom_ioctl_media_changed function in drivers/cdrom/cdrom.c allows local attackers to use a incorrect bounds check in the CDROM driver CDROM_MEDIA_CHANGED ioctl to read out kernel memory.

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CVSS v3 metrics

CVSS3 Base Score 4.4
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:L
Attack Vector Local
Attack Complexity Low
Privileges Required Low
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Low
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Low

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 6 kernel Affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 kernel Will not fix
Last Modified