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CVE-2017-14954 Detail

Current Description

The waitid implementation in kernel/exit.c in the Linux kernel through 4.13.4 accesses rusage data structures in unintended cases, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information, and bypass the KASLR protection mechanism, via a crafted system call.

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=6c85501f2fabcfc4fc6ed976543d252c4eaf4be9 Issue Tracking Patch Third Party Advisory
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/6c85501f2fabcfc4fc6ed976543d252c4eaf4be9 Issue Tracking Patch Third Party Advisory
https://grsecurity.net/~spender/exploits/wait_for_kaslr_to_be_effective.c Third Party Advisory
https://twitter.com/_argp/status/914021130712870912 Third Party Advisory
https://twitter.com/grsecurity/status/914079864478666753 Third Party Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-200 Information Exposure 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)
4.13.4


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-14954
NVD Published Date:
10/01/2017
NVD Last Modified:
10/06/2017