CVE-2018-5803

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2018-02-09
CWE:
CWE-20
Bugzilla:
1551051: CVE-2018-5803 kernel: Missing length check of payload in net/sctp/sm_make_chunk.c:_sctp_make_chunk() function allows denial of service
An error in the "_sctp_make_chunk()" function (net/sctp/sm_make_chunk.c) when handling SCTP, packet length can be exploited by a malicious local user to cause a kernel crash and a DoS.

Find out more about CVE-2018-5803 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v3 metrics

CVSS3 Base Score 5.5
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
Attack Vector Local
Attack Complexity Low
Privileges Required Low
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
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (kernel) RHSA-2018:1854 2018-06-19

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise MRG 2 realtime-kernel Affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 kernel Will not fix

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