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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.

Source:  MITRE
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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://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 NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
4.10.14


Change History

6 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

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