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CVE-2017-18075 Detail

Current Description

crypto/pcrypt.c in the Linux kernel before 4.14.13 mishandles freeing instances, allowing a local user able to access the AF_ALG-based AEAD interface (CONFIG_CRYPTO_USER_API_AEAD) and pcrypt (CONFIG_CRYPTO_PCRYPT) to cause a denial of service (kfree of an incorrect pointer) or possibly have unspecified other impact by executing a crafted sequence of system calls.

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=d76c68109f37cb85b243a1cf0f40313afd2bae68 Issue Tracking Patch Third Party Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/102813 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:2948
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/d76c68109f37cb85b243a1cf0f40313afd2bae68 Patch
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3619-1/
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3619-2/
https://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v4.x/ChangeLog-4.14.13 Issue Tracking Release Notes Vendor Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-763 Release of Invalid Pointer or Reference NIST  

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 (excluding)
4.14.13


Change History

6 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-18075
NVD Published Date:
01/24/2018
NVD Last Modified:
10/02/2019