The alarm_timer_nsleep function in kernel/time/alarmtimer.c in the Linux kernel through 4.17.3 has an integer overflow via a large relative timeout because ktime_add_safe is not used.
Published 2018-07-02 12:29:00
Updated 2019-04-23 17:29:01
Source MITRE
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Vulnerability category: Overflow

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2018-13053

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days: 0.07%

Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less: ~ 29 % EPSS Score History EPSS FAQ

CVSS scores for CVE-2018-13053

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source
2.1
LOW AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
3.9
2.9
NIST
3.3
LOW CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L
1.8
1.4
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2018-13053

  • The product performs a calculation that can produce an integer overflow or wraparound, when the logic assumes that the resulting value will always be larger than the original value. This can introduce other weaknesses when the calculation is used for resource management or execution control.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2018-13053

Products affected by CVE-2018-13053

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