CVE-2018-16658

Impact:
Low
Public Date:
2018-04-26
CWE:
CWE-200
Bugzilla:
1627731: CVE-2018-16658 kernel: Information leak in cdrom_ioctl_drive_status
An information leak was discovered in the Linux kernel in cdrom_ioctl_drive_status() function in drivers/cdrom/cdrom.c that could be used by local attackers to read kernel memory at certain location.

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Statement

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5:
This vulnerability has been rated as having a security impact of Low. After evaluation and in accordance with the criteria noted in the product support life cycle, there are no plans to address this issue in an upcoming release. Please contact Red Hat Support for further information.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6:
This vulnerability has been rated as having a security impact of Low. After evaluation and in accordance with the criteria noted in the product support life cycle, there are no plans to address this issue in an upcoming release. Please contact Red Hat Support for further information.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7:
This vulnerability has been rated as having a security impact of Low. After evaluation and in accordance with the criteria noted in the product support life cycle, there are no plans to address this issue in an upcoming release. Please contact Red Hat Support for further information.

Red Hat Enterprise MRG 2:
This vulnerability is currently targeted to be addressed in an upcoming release.

CVSS v3 metrics

CVSS3 Base Score 4
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N
Attack Vector Local
Attack Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Low
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact None

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux for Real Time for NFV (v. 7) (kernel-rt) RHSA-2019:2043 2019-08-07
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (kernel) RHSA-2019:2029 2019-08-06

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise MRG 2 kernel-rt Affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 kernel Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 kernel-alt Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 kernel Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 kernel Will not fix
Unless explicitly stated as not affected, all previous versions of packages in any minor update stream of a product listed here should be assumed vulnerable, although may not have been subject to full analysis.
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