CVE-2017-6214 Detail

Current Description

The tcp_splice_read function in net/ipv4/tcp.c in the Linux kernel before 4.9.11 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop and soft lockup) via vectors involving a TCP packet with the URG flag.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  7.5 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/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=ccf7abb93af09ad0868ae9033d1ca8108bdaec82 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.securityfocus.com/bid/96421
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1037897
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:1372
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:1615
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:1616
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:1647
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/ccf7abb93af09ad0868ae9033d1ca8108bdaec82 Issue Tracking  Patch  Third Party Advisory 
https://source.android.com/security/bulletin/2017-09-01

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-835 Loop with Unreachable Exit Condition ('Infinite Loop') cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-6214
NVD Published Date:
02/23/2017
NVD Last Modified:
10/02/2019
Source:
MITRE