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CVE-2017-17741 Detail

Current Description

The KVM implementation in the Linux kernel through 4.14.7 allows attackers to obtain potentially sensitive information from kernel memory, aka a write_mmio stack-based out-of-bounds read, related to arch/x86/kvm/x86.c and include/trace/events/kvm.h.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  12/21/2017      View Analysis Description

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-17741
Original release date:
12/18/2017
Last revised:
02/03/2018
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 3.0):
CVSS v3 Base Score:
6.5 Medium
Vector:
CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:N/A:N (legend)
Impact Score:
4.0
Exploitability Score:
2.0
CVSS Version 3 Metrics:
Attack Vector (AV):
Local
Attack Complexity (AC):
Low
Privileges Required (PR):
Low
User Interaction (UI):
None
Scope (S):
Changed
Confidentiality (C):
High
Integrity (I):
None
Availability (A):
None
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
2.1 LOW
Vector:
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
2.9
Exploitability Subscore:
3.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Locally exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/01/msg00004.html External Source MLIST [debian-lts-announce] 20180107 [SECURITY] [DLA 1232-1] linux security update
https://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-4073 Issue Tracking; Third Party Advisory External Source DEBIAN DSA-4073
https://www.debian.org/security/2018/dsa-4082 External Source DEBIAN DSA-4082
https://www.spinics.net/lists/kvm/msg160796.html Issue Tracking; Patch; Third Party Advisory External Source MISC https://www.spinics.net/lists/kvm/msg160796.html

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