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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
Description Last Modified:  04/10/2017
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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:H/I:N/A:N (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): High
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): None

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 2.1 LOW
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Insufficient_Info
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

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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

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Change History

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Quick Info

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