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CVE-2017-5967 Detail

Current Description

The time subsystem in the Linux kernel through 4.9.9, when CONFIG_TIMER_STATS is enabled, allows local users to discover real PID values (as distinguished from PID values inside a PID namespace) by reading the /proc/timer_list file, related to the print_timer function in kernel/time/timer_list.c and the __timer_stats_timer_set_start_info function in kernel/time/timer.c.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.0 MEDIUM
Vector: AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 1.4
Exploitability Score: 2.5


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

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 2.1 LOW
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/tip/tip.git/commit/?id=dfb4357da6ddbdf57d583ba64361c9d792b0e0b1 Issue Tracking Patch Third Party Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/96271
https://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=193921 Issue Tracking

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Information Leak / Disclosure (CWE-200)

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 (including)
4.9.9


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-5967
NVD Published Date:
02/14/2017
NVD Last Modified:
03/06/2017