CVE Details

Release Date:2018-03-10


The unimac_mdio_probe function in drivers/net/phy/mdio-bcm-unimac.c in the Linux kernel through 4.15.8 does not validate certain resource availability, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference).

See more information about CVE-2018-8043 from MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD

CVSS v3.0 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v3.0 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score: 5.5 Base Metrics: AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
Access Vector: Local network Attack Complexity: Low
Privileges Required: Low User Interaction: None
Scope: Unchanged Confidentiality Impact: None
Integrity Impact: None Availability Impact: High

Errata information

PlatformErrataRelease Date
Oracle Linux version 6 (kernel-uek)ELSA-2018-43072018-12-11
Oracle Linux version 7 (kernel-uek)ELSA-2018-43042018-12-11
Oracle Linux version 7 (kernel-uek)ELSA-2018-43072018-12-11
Oracle Linux version 7 (kernel-uek)ELSA-2019-45092019-01-15
Oracle VM version 3.4 (kernel-uek)OVMSA-2018-02892018-12-13

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