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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2018-8043

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).
Publish Date : 2018-03-10 Last Update Date : 2018-05-09
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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 476

- Products Affected By CVE-2018-8043

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 16.04 ~~lts~~~ Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Linux Linux Kernel 4.15.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Canonical Ubuntu Linux 1
Linux Linux Kernel 1

- References For CVE-2018-8043

https://usn.ubuntu.com/3619-2/
UBUNTU USN-3619-2
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3630-2/
UBUNTU USN-3630-2
http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=297a6961ffb8ff4dc66c9fbf53b924bd1dda05d5
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3630-1/
UBUNTU USN-3630-1
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3619-1/
UBUNTU USN-3619-1
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1040749
SECTRACK 1040749
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3632-1/
UBUNTU USN-3632-1
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/297a6961ffb8ff4dc66c9fbf53b924bd1dda05d5

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2018-8043

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


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