CVE-2018-14634

Public on 2018-10-03
Modified on 2018-10-10
Description
An integer overflow flaw was found in the Linux kernel's create_elf_tables() function. An unprivileged local user with access to SUID (or otherwise privileged) binary could use this flaw to escalate their privileges on the system.
Severity
Important
CVSS v3 Base Score
7.8
See breakdown

Affected Packages

Platform Package Release Date Advisory
Amazon Linux 2 kernel 2018-10-08 22:13 ALAS2-2018-1087
Amazon Linux 1 kernel 2018-10-03 19:23 ALAS-2018-1087

CVSS Scores

Score Type Score Vector
Amazon Linux CVSSv3 7.8 CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
NVD CVSSv2 7.2 AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
NVD CVSSv3 7.8 CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H