CVE-2017-15127 Detail

Current Description

A flaw was found in the hugetlb_mcopy_atomic_pte function in mm/hugetlb.c in the Linux kernel before 4.13. A superfluous implicit page unlock for VM_SHARED hugetlbfs mapping could trigger a local denial of service (BUG).


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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:N/I:N/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=5af10dfd0afc559bb4b0f7e3e8227a1578333995 Patch  Vendor Advisory 
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/102517
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:0676
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:1062
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-15127 Third Party Advisory 
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1525218 Issue Tracking  Third Party Advisory 
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/5af10dfd0afc559bb4b0f7e3e8227a1578333995 Patch  Third Party Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
NVD-CWE-noinfo Insufficient Information cwe source acceptance level NIST  
CWE-460 Improper Cleanup on Thrown Exception Reference acceptance level Red Hat, Inc.  

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-15127
NVD Published Date:
01/14/2018
NVD Last Modified:
07/15/2021
Source:
Red Hat, Inc.