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CVE-2017-13715 Detail

Current Description

The __skb_flow_dissect function in net/core/flow_dissector.c in the Linux kernel before 4.3 does not ensure that n_proto, ip_proto, and thoff are initialized, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (system crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a single crafted MPLS packet.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 9.8 CRITICAL
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/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=a6e544b0a88b53114bfa5a57e21b7be7a8dfc9d0 Patch Vendor Advisory
http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2017/q3/345 Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/100517 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/a6e544b0a88b53114bfa5a57e21b7be7a8dfc9d0 Patch Vendor Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-20 Improper Input Validation NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:*:rc7:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
4.3


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-13715
NVD Published Date:
08/28/2017
NVD Last Modified:
09/08/2017