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CVE-2017-16911 Detail

Current Description

The vhci_hcd driver in the Linux Kernel before version 4.14.8 and 4.4.114 allows allows local attackers to disclose kernel memory addresses. Successful exploitation requires that a USB device is attached over IP.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.7 MEDIUM
Vector: AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 3.6
Exploitability Score: 1.0


Attack Vector (AV): Local
Attack Complexity (AC): High
Privileges Required (PR): Low
User Interaction (UI): None
Scope (S): Unchanged
Confidentiality (C): High
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): None

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 1.9 LOW
Vector: (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.4


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/102156 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://cdn.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v4.x/ChangeLog-4.14.8 Issue Tracking
https://cdn.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v4.x/ChangeLog-4.4.114 Issue Tracking
https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/stable/linux-stable.git/commit/drivers/usb/usbip?id=2f2d0088eb93db5c649d2a5e34a3800a8a935fc5 Patch Vendor Advisory
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/05/msg00000.html
https://secuniaresearch.flexerasoftware.com/advisories/80454/ Third Party Advisory
https://secuniaresearch.flexerasoftware.com/secunia_research/2017-20/ Third Party Advisory
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3619-1/
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3619-2/
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3754-1/
https://www.debian.org/security/2018/dsa-4187
https://www.spinics.net/lists/linux-usb/msg163480.html Issue Tracking Mailing List

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Information Leak / Disclosure (CWE-200)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
From (including)
4.4.0
Up to (excluding)
4.4.114
 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
From (including)
4.9.0
Up to (excluding)
4.9.79
 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
From (including)
4.14.0
Up to (excluding)
4.14.8


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-16911
NVD Published Date:
01/31/2018
NVD Last Modified:
08/24/2018