CVE-2017-7477 Detail

Current Description

Heap-based buffer overflow in drivers/net/macsec.c in the MACsec module in the Linux kernel through 4.10.12 allows attackers to cause a denial of service or possibly have unspecified other impact by leveraging the use of a MAX_SKB_FRAGS+1 size in conjunction with the NETIF_F_FRAGLIST feature, leading to an error in the skb_to_sgvec function.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  7.0 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/98014 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1038500
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:1615
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:1616
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1445207 Issue Tracking  Patch  Third Party Advisory 
https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/davem/net.git/commit/?id=4d6fa57b4dab0d77f4d8e9d9c73d1e63f6fe8fee Patch 
https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/davem/net.git/commit/?id=5294b83086cc1c35b4efeca03644cf9d12282e5b Patch 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-119 Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-7477
NVD Published Date:
04/25/2017
NVD Last Modified:
01/04/2018
Source:
MITRE