Upstream information

CVE-2018-10840 at MITRE

Description

Linux kernel is vulnerable to a heap-based buffer overflow in the fs/ext4/xattr.c:ext4_xattr_set_entry() function. An attacker could exploit this by operating on a mounted crafted ext4 image.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Does not affect SUSE products

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 7.2
Vector AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Complete
Integrity Impact Complete
Availability Impact Complete
CVSS v3 Scores
  SUSE
Base Score 6.1
Vector AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:H
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction Required
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact Low
Availability Impact High
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1094669 [RESOLVED / UPSTREAM]

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Status of this issue by product and package

Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated. Also information for service packs in the LTSS phase is only included for issues meeting the LTSS criteria. If in doubt, feel free to contact us for clarification.

Product(s) Source package State
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP3 kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 kernel-source Not affected