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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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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 4.0 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N

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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

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-200 Information Exposure 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 (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