CVE-2018-6554

Public Date:
2018-09-04
CWE:
CWE-400
Bugzilla:
1623610: CVE-2018-6554 kernel: irda: Memory leak caused by repeated binds of irda socket
A memory leak in the irda_bind function in net/irda/af_irda.c in the Linux kernel, through 4.16, allows local users to cause a denial of service due to a memory consumption by repeatedly binding an AF_IRDA socket.

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CVSS v3 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v3 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

CVSS3 Base Score 7.5
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
Attack Vector Network
Attack Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact High

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise MRG 2 realtime-kernel Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 kernel 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
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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