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CVE-2017-14140 Detail

Current Description

The move_pages system call in mm/migrate.c in the Linux kernel before 4.12.9 doesn't check the effective uid of the target process, enabling a local attacker to learn the memory layout of a setuid executable despite ASLR.

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:H/I:N/A:N

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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=197e7e521384a23b9e585178f3f11c9fa08274b9 Issue Tracking Patch Third Party Advisory
http://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-3981
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v4.x/ChangeLog-4.12.9 Release Notes Vendor Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/100876
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:0676
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:1062
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/197e7e521384a23b9e585178f3f11c9fa08274b9 Issue Tracking Patch Third Party Advisory
https://source.android.com/security/bulletin/pixel/2018-01-01
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3583-1/
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3583-2/

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-200 Exposure of Sensitive Information to an Unauthorized Actor 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)
4.12.8


Change History

6 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-14140
NVD Published Date:
09/05/2017
NVD Last Modified:
04/11/2018