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CVE-2017-14497 Detail

Current Description

The tpacket_rcv function in net/packet/af_packet.c in the Linux kernel before 4.13 mishandles vnet headers, which might allow local users to cause a denial of service (buffer overflow, and disk and memory corruption) or possibly have unspecified other impact via crafted system calls.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  09/15/2017      View Analysis Description

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-14497
Original release date:
09/15/2017
Last revised:
01/12/2018
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 3.0):
CVSS v3 Base Score:
7.8 High
Vector:
CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H (legend)
Impact Score:
5.9
Exploitability Score:
1.8
CVSS Version 3 Metrics:
Attack Vector (AV):
Local
Attack Complexity (AC):
Low
Privileges Required (PR):
Low
User Interaction (UI):
None
Scope (S):
Unchanged
Confidentiality (C):
High
Integrity (I):
High
Availability (A):
High
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
7.2 HIGH
Vector:
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
10.0
Exploitability Subscore:
3.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Locally exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=edbd58be15a957f6a760c4a514cd475217eb97fd Issue Tracking; Patch; Third Party Advisory External Source CONFIRM http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=edbd58be15a957f6a760c4a514cd475217eb97fd
http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2017/q3/476 Mailing List; Third Party Advisory External Source MLIST [oss-security] 20170918 CVE-2017-14497: Linux kernel: packet: buffer overflow in tpacket_rcv()
http://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-3981 External Source DEBIAN DSA-3981
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/100871 Third Party Advisory; VDB Entry External Source BID 100871
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1039371 Third Party Advisory; VDB Entry External Source SECTRACK 1039371
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1040106 External Source SECTRACK 1040106
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1492593 Issue Tracking; Patch; Third Party Advisory External Source CONFIRM https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1492593
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/edbd58be15a957f6a760c4a514cd475217eb97fd Issue Tracking; Patch; Third Party Advisory External Source CONFIRM https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/edbd58be15a957f6a760c4a514cd475217eb97fd
https://marc.info/?l=linux-kernel&m=150394500728906&w=2 Mailing List; Patch; Third Party Advisory External Source CONFIRM https://marc.info/?l=linux-kernel&m=150394500728906&w=2
https://marc.info/?t=150394517700001&r=1&w=2 Mailing List; Patch; Third Party Advisory External Source CONFIRM https://marc.info/?t=150394517700001&r=1&w=2
https://source.android.com/security/bulletin/2018-01-01 External Source CONFIRM https://source.android.com/security/bulletin/2018-01-01

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