6.8
CVSSv2

CVE-2018-18559

Published: 22/10/2018 Updated: 14/05/2019
CVSS v2 Base Score: 6.8 | Impact Score: 6.4 | Exploitability Score: 8.6
CVSS v3 Base Score: 8.1 | Impact Score: 5.9 | Exploitability Score: 2.2
VMScore: 605
Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Vulnerability Summary

In the Linux kernel up to and including 4.19, a use-after-free can occur due to a race condition between fanout_add from setsockopt and bind on an AF_PACKET socket. This issue exists because of the 15fe076edea787807a7cdc168df832544b58eba6 incomplete fix for a race condition. The code mishandles a certain multithreaded case involving a packet_do_bind unregister action followed by a packet_notifier register action. Later, packet_release operates on only one of the two applicable linked lists. The attacker can achieve Program Counter control.

Vulnerability Trend

Vendor Advisories

Synopsis Important: kernel-rt security and bug fix update Type/Severity Security Advisory: Important Topic An update for kernel-rt is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Important A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (C ...
Synopsis Important: kernel security, bug fix, and enhancement update Type/Severity Security Advisory: Important Topic An update for kernel is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Important A Common Vulnerability Scoring S ...
Synopsis Important: kernel security and bug fix update Type/Severity Security Advisory: Important Topic An update for kernel is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 75 Extended Update SupportRed Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Important A Common Vulnerabili ...
Synopsis Important: kernel security and bug fix update Type/Severity Security Advisory: Important Topic An update for kernel is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 73 Advanced Update Support, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 73 Telco Extended Update Support, and Red Hat Enterprise Linux 73 Update Services ...
Synopsis Important: kernel-alt security and bug fix update Type/Severity Security Advisory: Important Topic An update for kernel-alt is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Important A Common Vulnerability Scoring System ...
Synopsis Important: kernel-rt security and bug fix update Type/Severity Security Advisory: Important Topic An update for kernel-rt is now available for Red Hat Enterprise MRG 2Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Important A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVS ...
Synopsis Important: kernel security and bug fix update Type/Severity Security Advisory: Important Topic An update for kernel is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 74 Extended Update SupportRed Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Important A Common Vulnerabili ...
Oracle Linux Bulletin - Description The Oracle Linux Bulletin lists all CVEs that had been resolved and announced in Oracle Linux Security Advisories (ELSA) in the last one month prior to the release of the bulletin Oracle Linux Bulletins are published on the same day as Oracle Critical Patch Updates are released These bu ...
PowerKVM is affected by vulnerabilities in the Linux Kernel IBM has now addressed these vulnerabilities ...
IBM Security Privileged Identity Manager has addressed the following security vulnerabilities ...