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Published on August 20th, 2019 📆 | 1550 Views ⚑


Linux Kernel up to 4.12 commctrl.c aac_send_raw_srb information disclosure

CVSS Meta Temp Score Current Exploit Price (≈)
3.4 $0-$5k

A vulnerability was found in Linux Kernel up to 4.12 (Operating System). It has been rated as problematic. Affected by this issue is the function aac_send_raw_srb of the file drivers/scsi/aacraid/commctrl.c. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a information disclosure vulnerability (Uninitialized Memory). Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-200. Impacted is confidentiality.

The weakness was disclosed 08/19/2019. This vulnerability is handled as CVE-2017-18549 since 08/18/2019. Technical details are known, but there is no available exploit. The structure of the vulnerability defines a possible price range of USD $0-$5k at the moment (estimation calculated on 08/19/2019).

Upgrading to version 4.13 eliminates this vulnerability.

The entries 140286, 140285, 140284 and 140283 are pretty similar.




VulDB Meta Base Score: 3.5
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 3.4

VulDB Base Score: ≈3.5
VulDB Temp Score: ≈3.4
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Class: Information disclosure / Uninitialized Memory (CWE-200)
Local: Yes
Remote: No

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Status: Not defined

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Remediation: 🔍Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: Kernel 4.13

08/18/2019 CVE assigned
08/19/2019 +1 days Advisory disclosed
08/19/2019 +0 days VulDB entry created
08/19/2019 +0 days VulDB last updateVendor:
CVE: CVE-2017-18549 (🔒)
See also: 🔒Created: 08/19/2019 08:22 AM
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