Bug 1597747 (CVE-2018-13053) - CVE-2018-13053 kernel: Integer overflow in the alarm_timer_nsleep function
Summary: CVE-2018-13053 kernel: Integer overflow in the alarm_timer_nsleep function
Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Alias: CVE-2018-13053
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
low
low
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Whiteboard: impact=low,public=20180627,reported=2...
Keywords: Reopened, Security
Depends On: 1653677 1653678 1597748 1597750 1653680 1653681
Blocks: 1597749
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2018-07-03 14:42 UTC by Laura Pardo
Modified: 2019-06-11 11:13 UTC (History)
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A flaw was found in the alarm_timer_nsleep() function in kernel/time/alarmtimer.c in the Linux kernel. The ktime_add_safe() function is not used and an integer overflow can happen causing an alarm not to fire or possibly a denial-of-service if using a large relative timeout.
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Last Closed: 2019-06-10 10:31:33 UTC


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Tracker ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2019:0831 None None None 2019-04-23 14:30 UTC

Description Laura Pardo 2018-07-03 14:42:58 UTC
A flaw was found in the alarm_timer_nsleep() function in kernel/time/alarmtimer.c in the Linux kernel. The ktime_add_safe() function is not used and an integer overflow can happen causing an alarm not to fire or possibly a denial-of-service if using a large relative timeout.

References:

https://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=200303

An upstream patch:

https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=5f936e19cc0ef97dbe3a56e9498922ad5ba1edef

Comment 1 Laura Pardo 2018-07-03 14:44:08 UTC
Created kernel tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1597748]

Comment 8 errata-xmlrpc 2019-04-23 14:30:18 UTC
This issue has been addressed in the following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7

Via RHSA-2019:0831 https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:0831


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