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CVE-2017-16996 Detail

Current Description

kernel/bpf/verifier.c in the Linux kernel through 4.14.8 allows local users to cause a denial of service (memory corruption) or possibly have unspecified other impact by leveraging register truncation mishandling.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  12/22/2017
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.8 HIGH
Vector: AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 5.9
Exploitability Score: 1.8


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

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.2 HIGH
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): Complete
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=0c17d1d2c61936401f4702e1846e2c19b200f958 Issue Tracking Patch Vendor Advisory
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2017/12/21/2 Issue Tracking Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/102267 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://bugs.chromium.org/p/project-zero/issues/detail?id=1454 Third Party Advisory
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/0c17d1d2c61936401f4702e1846e2c19b200f958 Patch Vendor Advisory

Technical Details

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-16996
NVD Published Date:
12/27/2017
NVD Last Modified:
01/09/2018