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CVE-2017-1000253 Detail

Current Description

Linux distributions that have not patched their long-term kernels with https://git.kernel.org/linus/a87938b2e246b81b4fb713edb371a9fa3c5c3c86 (committed on April 14, 2015). This kernel vulnerability was fixed in April 2015 by commit a87938b2e246b81b4fb713edb371a9fa3c5c3c86 (backported to Linux 3.10.77 in May 2015), but it was not recognized as a security threat. With CONFIG_ARCH_BINFMT_ELF_RANDOMIZE_PIE enabled, and a normal top-down address allocation strategy, load_elf_binary() will attempt to map a PIE binary into an address range immediately below mm->mmap_base. Unfortunately, load_elf_ binary() does not take account of the need to allocate sufficient space for the entire binary which means that, while the first PT_LOAD segment is mapped below mm->mmap_base, the subsequent PT_LOAD segment(s) end up being mapped above mm->mmap_base into the are that is supposed to be the "gap" between the stack and the binary.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 7.8 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/101010 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1039434 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:2793
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:2794
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:2795
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:2796
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:2797
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:2798
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:2799
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:2800
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:2801
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:2802
https://www.qualys.com/2017/09/26/cve-2017-1000253/cve-2017-1000253.txt Patch Third Party Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-119 Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:centos:centos:6.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:centos:centos:6.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:centos:centos:6.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:centos:centos:6.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:centos:centos:6.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:centos:centos:6.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:centos:centos:6.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:centos:centos:6.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:centos:centos:6.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:centos:centos:6.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:centos:centos:7.1406:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:centos:centos:7.1503:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:centos:centos:7.1511:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:centos:centos:7.1611:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:6.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:6.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:6.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:6.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:6.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:6.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:6.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:6.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:6.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:6.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-1000253
NVD Published Date:
10/04/2017
NVD Last Modified:
12/08/2017