CVE-2018-16597

NameCVE-2018-16597
DescriptionAn issue was discovered in the Linux kernel through 4.18.6. 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 code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitymedium (attack range: local)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
linux (PTS)jessie3.16.56-1+deb8u1fixed
jessie (security)3.16.59-1fixed
stretch4.9.144-3fixed
stretch (security)4.9.110-3+deb9u6fixed
buster4.19.16-1fixed
sid4.19.28-2fixed

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

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

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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