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debiancveDebian Security Bug TrackerDEBIANCVE:CVE-2018-7995
HistoryMar 09, 2018 - 3:29 p.m.

CVE-2018-7995

2018-03-0915:29:00
Debian Security Bug Tracker
security-tracker.debian.org
17

5.6 Medium

AI Score

Confidence

High

0.0004 Low

EPSS

Percentile

5.2%

Race condition in the store_int_with_restart() function in arch/x86/kernel/cpu/mcheck/mce.c in the Linux kernel through 4.15.7 allows local users to cause a denial of service (panic) by leveraging root access to write to the check_interval file in a /sys/devices/system/machinecheck/machinecheck<cpu number> directory. NOTE: a third party has indicated that this report is not security relevant