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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.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  6.5 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:N/A:N


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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 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-200 Exposure of Sensitive Information to an Unauthorized Actor cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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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
Source:
MITRE