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CVE-2017-5970 Detail

Current Description

The ipv4_pktinfo_prepare function in net/ipv4/ip_sockglue.c in the Linux kernel through 4.9.9 allows attackers to cause a denial of service (system crash) via (1) an application that makes crafted system calls or possibly (2) IPv4 traffic with invalid IP options.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  02/14/2017
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Vector: AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 3.6
Exploitability Score: 3.9


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

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=34b2cef20f19c87999fff3da4071e66937db9644 Issue Tracking Patch
http://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-3791
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2017/02/12/3 Mailing List Patch Third Party Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/96233
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:1842
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:2077
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:2669
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1421638 Issue Tracking Patch
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/34b2cef20f19c87999fff3da4071e66937db9644 Issue Tracking Patch Third Party Advisory
https://patchwork.ozlabs.org/patch/724136/ Patch Third Party Advisory
https://source.android.com/security/bulletin/2017-07-01

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Improper Access Control (CWE-284)

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

6 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-5970
NVD Published Date:
02/14/2017
NVD Last Modified:
01/04/2018