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CVE-2017-10911 Detail

Current Description

The make_response function in drivers/block/xen-blkback/blkback.c in the Linux kernel before 4.11.8 allows guest OS users to obtain sensitive information from host OS (or other guest OS) kernel memory by leveraging the copying of uninitialized padding fields in Xen block-interface response structures, aka XSA-216.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  07/04/2017
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.5 MEDIUM
Vector: AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:N/A:N (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 4.0
Exploitability Score: 2.0


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

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.9 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:N/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=089bc0143f489bd3a4578bdff5f4ca68fb26f341 Mailing List Patch Third Party Advisory
http://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-3920
http://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-3927
http://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-3945
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v4.x/ChangeLog-4.11.8 Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/99162 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1038720 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/089bc0143f489bd3a4578bdff5f4ca68fb26f341 Patch Third Party Advisory
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/09/msg00007.html
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201708-03
https://xenbits.xen.org/xsa/advisory-216.html Mitigation Vendor Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Information Leak / Disclosure (CWE-200)

Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-10911
NVD Published Date:
07/04/2017
NVD Last Modified:
09/07/2018