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SUSE: CVE-2018-18690: SUSE Linux Security Advisory

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
10/26/2018
Created
03/19/2019
Added
11/10/2018
Modified
02/04/2022

Description

In the Linux kernel before 4.17, a local attacker able to set attributes on an xfs filesystem could make this filesystem non-operational until the next mount by triggering an unchecked error condition during an xfs attribute change, because xfs_attr_shortform_addname in fs/xfs/libxfs/xfs_attr.c mishandles ATTR_REPLACE operations with conversion of an attr from short to long form.

Solution(s)

  • suse-upgrade-cluster-md-kmp-default
  • suse-upgrade-cluster-network-kmp-default
  • suse-upgrade-dlm-kmp-default
  • suse-upgrade-gfs2-kmp-default
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-default
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-docs
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-ec2
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-ec2-devel
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-ec2-extra
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-obs-build
  • suse-upgrade-ocfs2-kmp-default

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