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CVE-2017-1085 Detail

Current Description

In FreeBSD before 11.2-RELEASE, an application which calls setrlimit() to increase RLIMIT_STACK may turn a read-only memory region below the stack into a read-write region. A specially crafted executable could be exploited to execute arbitrary code in the user context.

Source:  MITRE
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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 (V3.0 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: 7.2 HIGH
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


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

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Hyperlink Resource
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/42279/ Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://www.qualys.com/2017/06/19/stack-clash/stack-clash.txt Exploit Technical Description Third Party Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer (CWE-119)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:freebsd:freebsd:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (excluding)
11.2


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-1085
NVD Published Date:
09/12/2018
NVD Last Modified:
11/23/2018