Vulnerability CVE-2017-18232


Published: 2018-03-15

Description:
The Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) implementation in the Linux kernel through 4.15.9 mishandles a mutex within libsas, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (deadlock) by triggering certain error-handling code.

Type:

CWE-388

(Error Handling)

Vendor: Linux
Product: Linux kernel 
Version: 4.15.9;

CVSS2 => (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
2.1/10
2.9/10
3.9/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Local
Low
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
None
None
Partial

 References:
http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=0558f33c06bb910e2879e355192227a8e8f0219d
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/103423
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/0558f33c06bb910e2879e355192227a8e8f0219d
https://www.debian.org/security/2018/dsa-4187

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