CVE-2018-7480

NameCVE-2018-7480
DescriptionThe blkcg_init_queue function in block/blk-cgroup.c in the Linux kernel before 4.11 allows local users to cause a denial of service (double free) or possibly have unspecified other impact by triggering a creation failure.
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)
ReferencesDSA-4188-1
NVD severityhigh (attack range: local)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
linux (PTS)jessie3.16.51-2fixed
jessie (security)3.16.56-1+deb8u1fixed
stretch4.9.82-1+deb9u3vulnerable
stretch (security)4.9.88-1+deb9u1fixed
buster4.16.12-1fixed
sid4.16.16-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
linuxsource(unstable)4.11.6-1high
linuxsourcejessie(not affected)
linuxsourcestretch4.9.88-1highDSA-4188-1
linuxsourcewheezy(not affected)

Notes

[jessie] - linux <not-affected> (Issue introduced later)
[wheezy] - linux <not-affected> (Issue introduced later)
Fixed by: https://git.kernel.org/linus/9b54d816e00425c3a517514e0d677bb3cec49258

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