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CVE-2017-17712 Detail

Current Description

The raw_sendmsg() function in net/ipv4/raw.c in the Linux kernel through 4.14.6 has a race condition in inet->hdrincl that leads to uninitialized stack pointer usage; this allows a local user to execute code and gain privileges.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.0 HIGH
Vector: AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 5.9
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): High
Availability (A): High

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.9 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 3.4


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
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=8f659a03a0ba9289b9aeb9b4470e6fb263d6f483 Patch
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:0502
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/8f659a03a0ba9289b9aeb9b4470e6fb263d6f483 Patch
https://source.android.com/security/bulletin/pixel/2018-04-01
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3581-1/
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3581-2/
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3581-3/
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3582-1/
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3582-2/
https://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-4073 Third Party Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Concurrent Execution using Shared Resource with Improper Synchronization ('Race Condition') (CWE-362)

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)
4.14.6


Change History

5 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-17712
NVD Published Date:
12/15/2017
NVD Last Modified:
04/03/2018