CVE-2018-1108

Impact:
Low
Public Date:
2018-04-12
CWE:
CWE-119
Bugzilla:
1567306: CVE-2018-1108 kernel: drivers: getrandom(2) unblocks too early after system boot
A weakness was found in the Linux kernel's implementation of random seed data. Programs, early in the boot sequence, could use the data allocated for the seed before it was sufficiently generated.

Find out more about CVE-2018-1108 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 5.9
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:C/C:N/I:H/A:N
Attack Vector Local
Attack Complexity High
Privileges Required None
User Interaction None
Scope Changed
Confidentiality None
Integrity Impact High
Availability Impact None

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 Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 kernel Not affected

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