Vulnerability CVE-2018-8043


Published: 2018-03-10

Description:
The unimac_mdio_probe function in drivers/net/phy/mdio-bcm-unimac.c in the Linux kernel through 4.15.8 does not validate certain resource availability, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference).

Type:

CWE-476

(NULL Pointer Dereference)

Vendor: Linux
Product: Linux kernel 
Version: 4.15.8;
Vendor: Canonical
Product: Ubuntu linux 
Version: 16.04;

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=297a6961ffb8ff4dc66c9fbf53b924bd1dda05d5
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1040749
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/297a6961ffb8ff4dc66c9fbf53b924bd1dda05d5
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3619-1/
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3619-2/
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3630-1/
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3630-2/
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3632-1/

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