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CVE-2017-7472 Detail

Current Description

The KEYS subsystem in the Linux kernel before 4.10.13 allows local users to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via a series of KEY_REQKEY_DEFL_THREAD_KEYRING keyctl_set_reqkey_keyring calls.

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): Low
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=c9f838d104fed6f2f61d68164712e3204bf5271b Issue Tracking Patch Third Party Advisory
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2018-01/msg00007.html
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2017/05/11/1 Mailing List Patch Third Party Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/98422
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1038471
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:0151
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:0152
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:0181
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1034862 Issue Tracking Patch
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1442086 Issue Tracking Patch
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/c9f838d104fed6f2f61d68164712e3204bf5271b Issue Tracking Patch Third Party Advisory
https://lkml.org/lkml/2017/4/1/235 Broken Link
https://lkml.org/lkml/2017/4/3/724 Broken Link
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/42136/
https://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v4.x/ChangeLog-4.10.13 Release Notes Vendor Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)

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)
4.10.12


Change History

6 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-7472
NVD Published Date:
05/11/2017
NVD Last Modified:
01/26/2018