CVE-2018-16884

NameCVE-2018-16884
DescriptionA flaw was found in the Linux kernel's NFS41+ subsystem. NFS41+ shares mounted in different network namespaces at the same time can make bc_svc_process() use wrong back-channel IDs and cause a use-after-free vulnerability. Thus a malicious container user can cause a host kernel memory corruption and a system panic. Due to the nature of the flaw, privilege escalation cannot be fully ruled out.
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)
ReferencesDLA-1731-1, DLA-1771-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
linux (PTS)jessie3.16.56-1+deb8u1vulnerable
jessie (security)3.16.74-1fixed
stretch4.9.189-3fixed
stretch (security)4.9.189-3+deb9u1fixed
buster4.19.67-2fixed
buster (security)4.19.67-2+deb10u1fixed
bullseye, sid5.2.17-1fixed
linux-4.9 (PTS)jessie (security)4.9.189-3+deb9u1~deb8u1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
linuxsource(unstable)4.19.16-1medium
linuxsourcejessie3.16.64-1mediumDLA-1731-1
linuxsourcestretch4.9.161-1medium
linux-4.9sourcejessie4.9.168-1~deb8u1mediumDLA-1771-1

Notes

https://patchwork.kernel.org/cover/10733767/
https://patchwork.kernel.org/patch/10733769/
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1660375

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