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CVE-2017-2618 Detail

Current Description

A flaw was found in the Linux kernel's handling of clearing SELinux attributes on /proc/pid/attr files before 4.9.10. An empty (null) write to this file can crash the system by causing the system to attempt to access unmapped kernel memory.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score matches with CNA score
CNA:  Red Hat, Inc.
Base Score: 5.5 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/96272 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:0931 Third Party Advisory
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:0932 Third Party Advisory
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:0933 Third Party Advisory
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2017-2618 Issue Tracking Patch Third Party Advisory
https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/stable/linux.git/commit/?id=0c461cb727d146c9ef2d3e86214f498b78b7d125 Patch Vendor Advisory
https://marc.info/?l=selinux&m=148588165923772&w=2 Patch Third Party Advisory
https://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-3791 Third Party Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-682 Incorrect Calculation NIST  
CWE-193 Off-by-one Error Red Hat, Inc.  

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 (excluding)
4.9.10

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:8.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_desktop:7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_server:7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_server_aus:7.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_server_aus:7.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_server_eus:7.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_server_eus:7.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_server_eus:7.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_workstation:7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-2618
NVD Published Date:
07/27/2018
NVD Last Modified:
10/09/2019