CVE-2017-13695 Detail

Current Description

The acpi_ns_evaluate() function in drivers/acpi/acpica/nseval.c in the Linux kernel through 4.12.9 does not flush the operand cache and causes a kernel stack dump, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory and bypass the KASLR protection mechanism (in the kernel through 4.9) via a crafted ACPI table.


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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:H/I:N/A:N


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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/100497 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
https://github.com/acpica/acpica/pull/296/commits/37f2c716f2c6ab14c3ba557a539c3ee3224931b5 Issue Tracking  Patch  Third Party Advisory 
https://patchwork.kernel.org/patch/9850567/ Patch  Third Party Advisory 
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3696-1/
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3696-2/
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3762-1/
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3762-2/

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-200 Exposure of Sensitive Information to an Unauthorized Actor cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-13695
NVD Published Date:
08/25/2017
NVD Last Modified:
09/11/2018
Source:
MITRE