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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
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
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

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

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-362 Concurrent Execution using Shared Resource with Improper Synchronization ('Race Condition') NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
4.12


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-12146
NVD Published Date:
09/08/2017
NVD Last Modified:
10/02/2019