CVE-2018-5848

NameCVE-2018-5848
DescriptionIn the function wmi_set_ie(), the length validation code does not handle unsigned integer overflow properly. As a result, a large value of the 'ie_len' argument can cause a buffer overflow in all Android releases from CAF (Android for MSM, Firefox OS for MSM, QRD Android) using the Linux Kernel.
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-1715-1, DLA-1731-1
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+deb8u1vulnerable
jessie (security)3.16.72-1fixed
stretch4.9.189-3fixed
stretch (security)4.9.168-1+deb9u5fixed
buster4.19.67-2fixed
buster (security)4.19.37-5+deb10u2fixed
bullseye, sid5.2.9-2fixed
linux-4.9 (PTS)jessie (security)4.9.189-3~deb8u1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
linuxsource(unstable)4.16.5-1medium
linuxsourcejessie3.16.64-1mediumDLA-1731-1
linuxsourcestretch4.9.144-1medium
linux-4.9sourcejessie4.9.144-3.1~deb8u1mediumDLA-1715-1

Notes

Fixed by: https://git.kernel.org/linus/b5a8ffcae4103a9d823ea3aa3a761f65779fbe2a (4.16-rc1)

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