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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2018-5803

In the Linux Kernel before version 4.15.8, 4.14.25, 4.9.87, 4.4.121, 4.1.51, and 3.2.102, an error in the "_sctp_make_chunk()" function (net/sctp/sm_make_chunk.c) when handling SCTP packets length can be exploited to cause a kernel crash.
Publish Date : 2018-06-12 Last Update Date : 2018-10-31
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
4.9
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 Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
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)
CWE ID 20

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
RHSA-2018:1854: kernel security and bug fix update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20181854 unix
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-2018-5803

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Debian Debian Linux 7.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Debian Debian Linux 8.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Debian Debian Linux 9.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.2.102 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Linux Linux Kernel 4.1.51 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Linux Linux Kernel 4.4.121 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Linux Linux Kernel 4.9.87 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Linux Linux Kernel 4.14.25 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS Linux Linux Kernel 4.15.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Debian Debian Linux 3
Linux Linux Kernel 6

- References For CVE-2018-5803

https://www.spinics.net/lists/netdev/msg482523.html
MLIST [netdev] 20180207 [Secunia Research] Linux Kernel Vulnerability - Sending information
https://www.debian.org/security/2018/dsa-4188
DEBIAN DSA-4188
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3698-2/
UBUNTU USN-3698-2
https://www.debian.org/security/2018/dsa-4187
DEBIAN DSA-4187
https://cdn.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v4.x/ChangeLog-4.14.25 CONFIRM
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3654-1/
UBUNTU USN-3654-1
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3654-2/
UBUNTU USN-3654-2
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3656-1/
UBUNTU USN-3656-1
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3697-1/
UBUNTU USN-3697-1
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3697-2/
UBUNTU USN-3697-2
https://secuniaresearch.flexerasoftware.com/advisories/81331/
SECUNIA 81331
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/05/msg00000.html
MLIST [debian-lts-announce] 20180502 [SECURITY] [DLA 1369-1] linux security update
https://cdn.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v4.x/ChangeLog-4.15.8 CONFIRM
https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/stable/linux-stable.git/commit/?id=07f2c7ab6f8d0a7e7c5764c4e6cc9c52951b9d9c CONFIRM
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3698-1/
UBUNTU USN-3698-1
https://cdn.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v4.x/ChangeLog-4.4.121 CONFIRM
https://www.spinics.net/lists/linux-sctp/msg07036.html
MLIST [linux-sctp] 20180209 skb_over_panic on INIT/INIT_ACK packet sending
https://cdn.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v4.x/ChangeLog-4.9.87 CONFIRM
https://cdn.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v4.x/ChangeLog-4.1.51 CONFIRM
https://secuniaresearch.flexerasoftware.com/secunia_research/2018-2/
https://cdn.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v3.x/ChangeLog-3.2.102 CONFIRM
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:1854
REDHAT RHSA-2018:1854
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:3083
REDHAT RHSA-2018:3083
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:3096
REDHAT RHSA-2018:3096
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:2948
REDHAT RHSA-2018:2948

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2018-5803

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


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