CVE-2018-7191

CVE information

Published

3 years ago

Last Modified

2 years ago

CVSSv2.0 Severity

Medium

CVSSv3.1 Severity

Medium

Impact Analysis

Description

In the tun subsystem in the Linux kernel before 4.13.14, dev_get_valid_name is not called before register_netdevice. This allows local users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and panic) via an ioctl(TUNSETIFF) call with a dev name containing a / character. This is similar to CVE-2013-4343..

CVSSv2.0 Score

Severity
Medium
Base Score
4.9/10
Exploit Score
3.9/10
Access Vector
Local
Access Complexity
Low
Authentication Required
None
Impact Score
6.9/10
Confidentiality Impact
None
Availability Impact
Complete
Integrity Impact
None

CVSSv3.1 Score

Severity
Medium
Base Score
5.5/10
Exploit Score
1.8/10
Access Vector
Local
Access Complexity
Low
Privileges Required
Low
Impact Score
3.6/10
Confidentiality Impact
None
Availability Impact
High
Integrity Impact
None
Scope
Unchanged
User Interaction
None

Products Affected

CPE Affected Vulnerable Excluding Edit
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- 4.13.14

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