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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
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 5.5 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

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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
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3698-1/
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3698-2/

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-476 NULL Pointer Dereference NIST   Red Hat, Inc.  

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 (excluding)
4.13.11


Change History

6 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-12193
NVD Published Date:
11/22/2017
NVD Last Modified:
07/12/2018