CVE-2017-11473 Detail

Current Description

Buffer overflow in the mp_override_legacy_irq() function in arch/x86/kernel/acpi/boot.c in the Linux kernel through 3.2 allows local users to gain privileges via a crafted ACPI table.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  7.8 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/100010 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:0654 Third Party Advisory 
https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/tip/tip.git/commit/?id=70ac67826602edf8c0ccb413e5ba7eacf597a60c Patch  Vendor Advisory 
https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/tip/tip.git/commit/?id=96301209473afd3f2f274b91cb7082d161b9be65
https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/tip/tip.git/commit/?id=dad5ab0db8deac535d03e3fe3d8f2892173fa6a4 Patch  Vendor Advisory 
https://source.android.com/security/bulletin/pixel/2018-01-01 Third Party Advisory 
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3754-1/ Third Party Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-120 Buffer Copy without Checking Size of Input ('Classic Buffer Overflow') cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-11473
NVD Published Date:
07/20/2017
NVD Last Modified:
01/05/2021
Source:
MITRE