CVE-2018-16597

NameCVE-2018-16597
DescriptionAn issue was discovered in the Linux kernel before 4.8. Incorrect access checking in overlayfs mounts could be used by local attackers to modify or truncate files in the underlying filesystem.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
linux (PTS)buster4.19.249-2fixed
buster (security)4.19.260-1fixed
bullseye5.10.140-1fixed
bullseye (security)5.10.149-2fixed
bookworm6.0.10-2fixed
sid6.0.12-1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
linuxsourcejessie(not affected)
linuxsource(unstable)4.8.5-1

Notes

[jessie] - linux <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present)
https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1106512
https://git.kernel.org/linus/c0ca3d70e8d3cf81e2255a217f7ca402f5ed0862

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