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CVE-2017-18202 Detail

Current Description

The __oom_reap_task_mm function in mm/oom_kill.c in the Linux kernel before 4.14.4 mishandles gather operations, which allows attackers to cause a denial of service (TLB entry leak or use-after-free) or possibly have unspecified other impact by triggering a copy_to_user call within a certain time window.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 7.0 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/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=687cb0884a714ff484d038e9190edc874edcf146 Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/103161 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:2772
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/687cb0884a714ff484d038e9190edc874edcf146 Patch Third Party Advisory
https://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v4.x/ChangeLog-4.14.4 Vendor Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-416 Use After Free 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)
4.14.4


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-18202
NVD Published Date:
02/27/2018
NVD Last Modified:
09/26/2018