VDB-118482 · CVE-2018-6552 · Qualys 197152

Apport is_same_ns host_pid resource management

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A vulnerability was found in Apport (version unknown). It has been classified as problematic. Affected is the function is_same_ns. The manipulation of the argument host_pid as part of a Variable leads to a denial of service vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-399. This is going to have an impact on availability.

The bug was discovered 05/30/2018. The weakness was disclosed 05/31/2018 (Website). The advisory is available at usn.ubuntu.com. This vulnerability is traded as CVE-2018-6552 since 02/02/2018. The exploitability is told to be easy. Local access is required to approach this attack. The exploitation doesn't require any form of authentication. Technical details are known, but there is no available exploit.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 110263 (Ubuntu 16.04 LTS / 17.10 / 18.04 LTS : apport vulnerability (USN-3664-1)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Ubuntu Local Security Checks and running in the context local. The commercial vulnerability scanner Qualys is able to test this issue with plugin 197152 (Ubuntu Security Notification for Apport Vulnerability (USN-3664-1)).

Upgrading eliminates this vulnerability. A possible mitigation has been published before and not just after the disclosure of the vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at Tenable (110263).

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Class: Denial of service
CWE: CWE-399
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Nessus ID: 110263
Nessus Name: Ubuntu 16.04 LTS / 17.10 / 18.04 LTS : apport vulnerability (USN-3664-1)
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Advisory: usn.ubuntu.com
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CVE: CVE-2018-6552 (🔍)

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Created: 06/01/2018 09:23 AM
Updated: 02/10/2020 05:18 PM
Changes: (3) vulnerability_discoverydate countermeasure_name countermeasure_date
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