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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
Description Last Modified:  09/05/2017
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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:H/I:N/A:N (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): High
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): None

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 2.1 LOW
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

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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/

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Information Leak / Disclosure (CWE-200)

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