CVE-2017-10661 Detail

Current Description

Race condition in fs/timerfd.c in the Linux kernel before 4.10.15 allows local users to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (list corruption or use-after-free) via simultaneous file-descriptor operations that leverage improper might_cancel queueing.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  7.0 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=1e38da300e1e395a15048b0af1e5305bd91402f6 Issue Tracking  Patch  Third Party Advisory 
http://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-3981
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v4.x/ChangeLog-4.10.15 Release Notes  Vendor Advisory 
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/100215 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:3083
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:3096
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:4057
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:4058
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2020:0036
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1481136 Issue Tracking 
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/1e38da300e1e395a15048b0af1e5305bd91402f6 Issue Tracking  Patch  Third Party Advisory 
https://source.android.com/security/bulletin/2017-08-01 Patch  Vendor Advisory 
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/43345/

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-416 Use After Free cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-10661
NVD Published Date:
08/19/2017
NVD Last Modified:
10/31/2018
Source:
MITRE