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CVE-2017-5897 Detail

Current Description

The ip6gre_err function in net/ipv6/ip6_gre.c in the Linux kernel allows remote attackers to have unspecified impact via vectors involving GRE flags in an IPv6 packet, which trigger an out-of-bounds access.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 9.8 CRITICAL
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-3791
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2017/02/07/2 Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/96037 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1037794 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/davem/net.git/commit/?id=7892032cfe67f4bde6fc2ee967e45a8fbaf33756 Patch Third Party Advisory
https://source.android.com/security/bulletin/2017-09-01
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3754-1/

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-125 Out-of-bounds Read NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-5897
NVD Published Date:
03/23/2017
NVD Last Modified:
08/24/2018