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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2017-18232

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.
Publish Date : 2018-03-15 Last Update Date : 2019-10-02
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
2.1
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of Service
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
RHSA-2018:3083: kernel security, bug fix, and enhancement update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20183083 unix
RHSA-2018:3096: kernel-rt security, bug fix, and enhancement update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20183096 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2017-18232

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Linux Linux Kernel 4.15.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Linux Linux Kernel 1

- References For CVE-2017-18232

https://www.debian.org/security/2018/dsa-4187
DEBIAN DSA-4187
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/0558f33c06bb910e2879e355192227a8e8f0219d
http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=0558f33c06bb910e2879e355192227a8e8f0219d
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/103423
BID 103423 Linux Kernel CVE-2017-18232 Local Denial of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2018-03-16
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:3083
REDHAT RHSA-2018:3083
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:3096
REDHAT RHSA-2018:3096

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2017-18232

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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