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CVE-2017-5986 Detail

Current Description

Race condition in the sctp_wait_for_sndbuf function in net/sctp/socket.c in the Linux kernel before 4.9.11 allows local users to cause a denial of service (assertion failure and panic) via a multithreaded application that peels off an association in a certain buffer-full state.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 5.5 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=2dcab598484185dea7ec22219c76dcdd59e3cb90 Issue Tracking Patch Third Party Advisory
http://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-3804
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v4.x/ChangeLog-4.9.11 Release Notes Vendor Advisory
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2017/02/14/6 Mailing List Patch Third Party Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/96222
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:1308
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1420276 Issue Tracking Patch
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/2dcab598484185dea7ec22219c76dcdd59e3cb90 Issue Tracking Patch Third Party Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-617 Reachable Assertion NIST  
CWE-362 Concurrent Execution using Shared Resource with Improper Synchronization ('Race Condition') 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)
4.9.11


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-5986
NVD Published Date:
02/18/2017
NVD Last Modified:
10/02/2019