Bug 1627731 (CVE-2018-16658) - CVE-2018-16658 kernel: Information leak in cdrom_ioctl_drive_status
Summary: CVE-2018-16658 kernel: Information leak in cdrom_ioctl_drive_status
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Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Alias: CVE-2018-16658
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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low
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Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 1628164 1578207 1627732 1628143 1628160 1628161 1628162 1628163
Blocks: 1627733
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2018-09-11 11:08 UTC by Andrej Nemec
Modified: 2019-11-18 07:55 UTC (History)
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An information leak was discovered in the Linux kernel in cdrom_ioctl_drive_status() function in drivers/cdrom/cdrom.c that could be used by local attackers to read kernel memory at certain location.
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Last Closed: 2019-06-10 10:37:42 UTC


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System ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2019:2029 None None None 2019-08-06 12:04:24 UTC
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2019:2043 None None None 2019-08-06 12:06:47 UTC

Description Andrej Nemec 2018-09-11 11:08:23 UTC
An information leak was discovered in the Linux kernel in cdrom_ioctl_drive_status() function in drivers/cdrom/cdrom.c that could be used by local attackers to read kernel memory at certain location.

An upstream patch:

https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=8f3fafc9c2f0ece10832c25f7ffcb07c97a32ad4

Comment 2 Vladis Dronov 2018-09-12 11:14:16 UTC
Created kernel tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1628143]

Comment 9 errata-xmlrpc 2019-08-06 12:04:22 UTC
This issue has been addressed in the following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7

Via RHSA-2019:2029 https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:2029

Comment 10 errata-xmlrpc 2019-08-06 12:06:44 UTC
This issue has been addressed in the following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7

Via RHSA-2019:2043 https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:2043


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