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CVE-2017-6353 Detail

Current Description

net/sctp/socket.c in the Linux kernel through 4.10.1 does not properly restrict association peel-off operations during certain wait states, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (invalid unlock and double free) via a multithreaded application. NOTE: this vulnerability exists because of an incorrect fix for CVE-2017-5986.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.5 MEDIUM
Vector: AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 3.6
Exploitability Score: 1.8


Attack Vector (AV): Local
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: 4.9 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Insufficient_Info
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Complete
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=dfcb9f4f99f1e9a49e43398a7bfbf56927544af1 Patch Third Party Advisory
http://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-3804
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2017/02/27/2 Mailing List Patch Third Party Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/96473
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/dfcb9f4f99f1e9a49e43398a7bfbf56927544af1 Patch Third Party Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.3

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel
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Up to (including)
4.10


Change History

3 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-6353
NVD Published Date:
03/01/2017
NVD Last Modified:
11/03/2017