Executive Summary

Informations
NameCVE-2018-20855First vendor Publication2019-07-26
VendorCveLast vendor Modification2019-08-16

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Cvss Base Score2.1Attack RangeLocal
Cvss Impact Score2.9Attack ComplexityLow
Cvss Expoit Score3.9AuthenticationNone Required
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Detail

An issue was discovered in the Linux kernel before 4.18.7. In create_qp_common in drivers/infiniband/hw/mlx5/qp.c, mlx5_ib_create_qp_resp was never initialized, resulting in a leak of stack memory to userspace.

Original Source

Url : http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2018-20855

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

%idName
100 %CWE-119Failure to Constrain Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

TypeDescriptionCount
Os2847

Sources (Detail)

SourceUrl
MISC https://cdn.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v4.x/ChangeLog-4.18.7
https://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=06...
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/0625b4ba1a5d4703c7fb01c497bd6c156908...
SUSE http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2019-08/msg00055.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2019-08/msg00056.html

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2019-08-17 00:19:25
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2019-07-26 17:19:21
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2019-07-26 13:19:28
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