CVE-2018-5803

Public on 2018-04-19
Modified on 2018-05-10
Description
An error in the "_sctp_make_chunk()" function (net/sctp/sm_make_chunk.c) when handling SCTP, packet length can be exploited by a malicious local user to cause a kernel crash and a DoS.
Severity
Medium
CVSS v3 Base Score
5.5
See breakdown

Affected Packages

Platform Package Release Date Advisory
Amazon Linux 1 kernel 2018-04-19 04:44 ALAS-2018-993

CVSS Scores

Score Type Score Vector
Amazon Linux CVSSv3 5.5 CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
NVD CVSSv2 4.9 AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C
NVD CVSSv3 5.5 CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H