CVE-2018-19407

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2018-11-20
CWE:
CWE-476
Bugzilla:
1652656: CVE-2018-19407 kernel: kvm: NULL pointer dereference in vcpu_scan_ioapic in arch/x86/kvm/x86.c
A NULL pointer dereference security flaw was found in the Linux kernel in the vcpu_scan_ioapic() function in arch/x86/kvm/x86.c. This allows local users with certain privileges to cause a denial of service via a crafted system call to the KVM subsystem.

Find out more about CVE-2018-19407 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 4.4
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
Attack Vector Local
Attack Complexity Low
Privileges Required High
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact High

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise MRG 2 kernel-rt Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 kernel-alt Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 kernel Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 kernel-rt Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 kernel Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 kernel Not affected

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