CVE-2018-14625

Public on 2019-01-07
Modified on 2019-01-12
Description
A flaw was found where an attacker may be able to have an uncontrolled read to kernel-memory from within a vm guest. A race condition between connect() and close() function may allow an attacker using the AF_VSOCK protocol to gather a 4 byte information leak or possibly impersonate AF_VSOCK messages destined to other clients or leak kernel memory.
Severity
Medium
CVSS v3 Base Score
5.3
See breakdown

Affected Packages

Platform Package Release Date Advisory
Amazon Linux 2 kernel 2019-01-07 22:25 ALAS2-2019-1145
Amazon Linux 1 kernel 2019-01-09 22:47 ALAS-2019-1145

CVSS Scores

Score Type Score Vector
Amazon Linux CVSSv3 5.3 CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:H
NVD CVSSv2 4.4 AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
NVD CVSSv3 7.0 CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H