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CVE-2017-7616 Detail

Current Description

Incorrect error handling in the set_mempolicy and mbind compat syscalls in mm/mempolicy.c in the Linux kernel through 4.10.9 allows local users to obtain sensitive information from uninitialized stack data by triggering failure of a certain bitmap operation.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 5.5 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N

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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=cf01fb9985e8deb25ccf0ea54d916b8871ae0e62 Patch Third Party Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/97527 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1038503
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:1842
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:2077
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:1854
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/cf01fb9985e8deb25ccf0ea54d916b8871ae0e62 Patch Third Party Advisory
https://source.android.com/security/bulletin/2017-09-01

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-388 7PK - Errors 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)
4.10.9


Change History

6 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-7616
NVD Published Date:
04/10/2017
NVD Last Modified:
06/19/2018