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CVE-2017-2635 Detail

Current Description

A NULL pointer deference flaw was found in the way libvirt from 2.5.0 to 3.0.0 handled empty drives. A remote authenticated attacker could use this flaw to crash libvirtd daemon resulting in denial of service.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  08/22/2018
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.5 MEDIUM
Vector: AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 3.6
Exploitability Score: 2.8


Attack Vector (AV): Network
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): Low
User Interaction (UI): None
Scope (S): Unchanged
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): High

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.0 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): Single
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2017-2635 Issue Tracking
https://libvirt.org/git/?p=libvirt.git;a=commit;h=c3de387380f6057ee0e46cd9f2f0a092e8070875 Third Party Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • NULL Pointer Dereference (CWE-476)

Change History

1 change record found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-2635
NVD Published Date:
08/22/2018
NVD Last Modified:
10/12/2018