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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
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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=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

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-119 Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
4.14.8

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:9.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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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