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CVE-2017-12193 Detail

Current Description

The assoc_array_insert_into_terminal_node function in lib/assoc_array.c in the Linux kernel before 4.13.11 mishandles node splitting, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and panic) via a crafted application, as demonstrated by the keyring key type, and key addition and link creation operations.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  11/22/2017
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.5 MEDIUM
Vector: AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 3.6
Exploitability Score: 1.8


Attack Vector (AV): Local
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): Low
User Interaction (UI): None
Scope (S): Unchanged
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): High

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.9 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=ea6789980fdaa610d7eb63602c746bf6ec70cd2b Issue Tracking Patch
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v4.x/ChangeLog-4.13.11 Issue Tracking
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/101678 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:0151
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1501215 Issue Tracking
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/ea6789980fdaa610d7eb63602c746bf6ec70cd2b Patch Vendor Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • NULL Pointer Dereference (CWE-476)

Change History

3 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-12193
NVD Published Date:
11/22/2017
NVD Last Modified:
01/26/2018