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CVE-2017-15274 Detail

Current Description

security/keys/keyctl.c in the Linux kernel before 4.11.5 does not consider the case of a NULL payload in conjunction with a nonzero length value, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and OOPS) via a crafted add_key or keyctl system call, a different vulnerability than CVE-2017-12192.

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:N/I:N/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=5649645d725c73df4302428ee4e02c869248b4c5 Issue Tracking Patch Third Party Advisory
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v4.x/ChangeLog-4.11.5 Release Notes Vendor Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/101292 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:1946
https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1045327 Issue Tracking Third Party Advisory
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/5649645d725c73df4302428ee4e02c869248b4c5 Issue Tracking Patch Third Party Advisory
https://patchwork.kernel.org/patch/9781573/ Issue Tracking Patch Vendor Advisory
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3583-1/
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3583-2/

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-476 NULL Pointer Dereference 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)
4.11.4


Change History

4 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-15274
NVD Published Date:
10/11/2017
NVD Last Modified:
03/15/2018