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CVE-2017-7533 Detail

Current Description

Race condition in the fsnotify implementation in the Linux kernel through 4.12.4 allows local users to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (memory corruption) via a crafted application that leverages simultaneous execution of the inotify_handle_event and vfs_rename functions.

Source:  MITRE
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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://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=49d31c2f389acfe83417083e1208422b4091cd9e Issue Tracking Patch Third Party Advisory
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2017/08/03/2 Mailing List Patch Third Party Advisory
http://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-3927
http://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-3945
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2019/06/27/7
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2019/06/28/1
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2019/06/28/2
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/100123 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1039075 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:2473
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:2585
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:2669
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:2770
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:2869
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1468283 Issue Tracking Patch Third Party Advisory
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/49d31c2f389acfe83417083e1208422b4091cd9e Issue Tracking Patch Third Party Advisory
https://patchwork.kernel.org/patch/9755753/ Issue Tracking Patch Third Party Advisory
https://patchwork.kernel.org/patch/9755757/ Issue Tracking Patch Third Party Advisory
https://source.android.com/security/bulletin/2017-12-01
https://www.mail-archive.com/linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org/msg1408967.html Issue Tracking Patch Third Party Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-362 Concurrent Execution using Shared Resource with Improper Synchronization ('Race Condition') NIST  

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)
4.12.4


Change History

12 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-7533
NVD Published Date:
08/05/2017
NVD Last Modified:
01/04/2018