CVE-2017-14991 Detail

Current Description

The sg_ioctl function in drivers/scsi/sg.c in the Linux kernel before 4.13.4 allows local users to obtain sensitive information from uninitialized kernel heap-memory locations via an SG_GET_REQUEST_TABLE ioctl call for /dev/sg0.


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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=3e0097499839e0fe3af380410eababe5a47c4cf9 Issue Tracking  Patch  Third Party Advisory 
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v4.x/ChangeLog-4.13.4 Release Notes  Vendor Advisory 
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/101187 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/3e0097499839e0fe3af380410eababe5a47c4cf9 Issue Tracking  Patch  Third Party Advisory 
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3754-1/

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-200 Exposure of Sensitive Information to an Unauthorized Actor cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-14991
NVD Published Date:
10/03/2017
NVD Last Modified:
08/24/2018
Source:
MITRE