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CVE-2017-0861 Detail

Current Description

Use-after-free vulnerability in the snd_pcm_info function in the ALSA subsystem in the Linux kernel allows attackers to gain privileges via unspecified vectors.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  12/07/2017
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.8 HIGH
Vector: AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 5.9
Exploitability Score: 1.8


Attack Vector (AV): Local
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): Low
User Interaction (UI): None
Scope (S): Unchanged
Confidentiality (C): High
Integrity (I): High
Availability (A): High

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.6 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.alioth.debian.org/pipermail/secure-testing-commits/2017-December/059967.html
https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=362bca57f5d78220f8b5907b875961af9436e229
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/05/msg00000.html
https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2017-0861
https://source.android.com/security/bulletin/pixel/2017-11-01 Patch Vendor Advisory
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3583-1/
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3583-2/
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3617-1/
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3617-2/
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3617-3/
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3619-1/
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3619-2/
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3632-1/
https://www.debian.org/security/2018/dsa-4187

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Control (CWE-264)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:o:google:android:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-0861
NVD Published Date:
11/16/2017
NVD Last Modified:
05/03/2018