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CVE-2017-12146 Detail

Current Description

The driver_override implementation in drivers/base/platform.c in the Linux kernel before 4.12.1 allows local users to gain privileges by leveraging a race condition between a read operation and a store operation that involve different overrides.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  09/08/2017      View Analysis Description

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-12146
Original release date:
09/08/2017
Last revised:
11/05/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 3.0):
CVSS v3 Base Score:
7.0 High
Vector:
CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H (legend)
Impact Score:
5.9
Exploitability Score:
1.0
CVSS Version 3 Metrics:
Attack Vector (AV):
Local
Attack Complexity (AC):
High
Privileges Required (PR):
Low
User Interaction (UI):
None
Scope (S):
Unchanged
Confidentiality (C):
High
Integrity (I):
High
Availability (A):
High
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
6.9 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
10.0
Exploitability Subscore:
3.4
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Locally exploitable
Access Complexity:
Medium
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=6265539776a0810b7ce6398c27866ddb9c6bd154 Issue Tracking; Patch; Third Party Advisory External Source CONFIRM http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=6265539776a0810b7ce6398c27866ddb9c6bd154
http://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-3981 External Source DEBIAN DSA-3981
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v4.x/ChangeLog-4.12.1 Release Notes; Vendor Advisory External Source CONFIRM http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v4.x/ChangeLog-4.12.1
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/100651 External Source BID 100651
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1489078 Issue Tracking; Patch; Third Party Advisory External Source CONFIRM https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1489078
https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1057474 Issue Tracking; Patch; Third Party Advisory External Source CONFIRM https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1057474
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/6265539776a0810b7ce6398c27866ddb9c6bd154 Issue Tracking; Patch; Third Party Advisory External Source CONFIRM https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/6265539776a0810b7ce6398c27866ddb9c6bd154
https://source.android.com/security/bulletin/2017-09-01 Patch; Third Party Advisory External Source CONFIRM https://source.android.com/security/bulletin/2017-09-01

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Control (CWE-264)
  • Race Conditions (CWE-362)

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