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CVE-2017-11176 Detail

Current Description

The mq_notify function in the Linux kernel through 4.11.9 does not set the sock pointer to NULL upon entry into the retry logic. During a user-space close of a Netlink socket, it allows attackers to cause a denial of service (use-after-free) or possibly have unspecified other impact.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 7.8 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/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=f991af3daabaecff34684fd51fac80319d1baad1 Issue Tracking Patch Third Party Advisory
http://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-3927 Third Party Advisory
http://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-3945 Third Party Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/99919 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:2918 Third Party Advisory
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:2930 Third Party Advisory
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:2931 Third Party Advisory
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:0169 Third Party Advisory
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:3822
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/f991af3daabaecff34684fd51fac80319d1baad1 Issue Tracking Patch Third Party Advisory
https://help.ecostruxureit.com/display/public/UADCE725/Security+fixes+in+StruxureWare+Data+Center+Expert+v7.6.0
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/45553/

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:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
4.11.9

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:8.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:9.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-11176
NVD Published Date:
07/11/2017
NVD Last Modified:
12/13/2018