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CVE-2017-15299 Detail

Current Description

The KEYS subsystem in the Linux kernel through 4.13.7 mishandles use of add_key for a key that already exists but is uninstantiated, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and system crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact 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:N/I:N/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:0654
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1498016 Issue Tracking Third Party Advisory
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2017/12/msg00004.html
https://marc.info/?t=150654188100001&r=1&w=2 Issue Tracking Patch Third Party Advisory
https://marc.info/?t=150783958600011&r=1&w=2 Issue Tracking Patch Third Party Advisory
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3798-1/
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3798-2/
https://www.mail-archive.com/linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org/msg1499828.html Exploit Issue Tracking Mailing List Patch Third Party Advisory

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)
4.13.6


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-15299
NVD Published Date:
10/14/2017
NVD Last Modified:
10/30/2018