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CVE-2017-15951 Detail

Current Description

The KEYS subsystem in the Linux kernel before 4.13.10 does not correctly synchronize the actions of updating versus finding a key in the "negative" state to avoid a race condition, which allows local users to cause a denial of service or possibly have unspecified other impact via crafted system calls.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 7.8 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=363b02dab09b3226f3bd1420dad9c72b79a42a76 Issue Tracking Patch Third Party Advisory
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v4.x/ChangeLog-4.13.10 Release Notes Vendor Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/101621 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/363b02dab09b3226f3bd1420dad9c72b79a42a76 Issue Tracking Patch Third Party Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-20 Improper Input Validation 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)
4.12.14


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-15951
NVD Published Date:
10/27/2017
NVD Last Modified:
11/13/2017