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CVE-2017-14156 Detail

Current Description

The atyfb_ioctl function in drivers/video/fbdev/aty/atyfb_base.c in the Linux kernel through 4.12.10 does not initialize a certain data structure, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel stack memory by reading locations associated with padding bytes.

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://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-3981
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/100634
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/pull/441 Issue Tracking Patch Third Party Advisory
https://marc.info/?l=linux-kernel&m=150401461613306&w=2 Mailing List Patch Third Party Advisory
https://marc.info/?l=linux-kernel&m=150453196710422&w=2 Mailing List Patch Third Party Advisory
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)
4.12.10


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-14156
NVD Published Date:
09/05/2017
NVD Last Modified:
03/15/2018