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CVE-2017-6198 Detail

Current Description

The Supervisor in Sandstorm doesn't set and enforce the resource limits of a process. This allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service by launching a fork bomb in the sandbox, or by using a large amount of disk space.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  02/06/2018
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.5 MEDIUM
Vector: AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 3.6
Exploitability Score: 2.8


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

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.8 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.0


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

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Hyperlink Resource
https://devco.re/blog/2018/01/26/Sandstorm-Security-Review-CVE-2017-6200-en/ Exploit Third Party Advisory
https://github.com/sandstorm-io/sandstorm/blob/v0.202/src/sandstorm/supervisor.c++#L824 Vendor Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Uncontrolled Resource Consumption ('Resource Exhaustion') (CWE-400)

Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-6198
NVD Published Date:
02/06/2018
NVD Last Modified:
03/13/2018