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CVE-2017-8925 Detail

Current Description

The omninet_open function in drivers/usb/serial/omninet.c in the Linux kernel before 4.10.4 allows local users to cause a denial of service (tty exhaustion) by leveraging reference count mishandling.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  05/12/2017      View Analysis Description

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-8925
Original release date:
05/12/2017
Last revised:
11/03/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 3.0):
CVSS v3 Base Score:
5.5 Medium
Vector:
CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H (legend)
Impact Score:
3.6
Exploitability Score:
1.8
CVSS Version 3 Metrics:
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 Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
2.1 LOW
Vector:
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
2.9
Exploitability Subscore:
3.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Locally exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=30572418b445d85fcfe6c8fe84c947d2606767d8 Issue Tracking; Patch; Third Party Advisory External Source CONFIRM http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=30572418b445d85fcfe6c8fe84c947d2606767d8
http://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-3886 External Source DEBIAN DSA-3886
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v4.x/ChangeLog-4.10.4 Release Notes; Vendor Advisory External Source CONFIRM http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v4.x/ChangeLog-4.10.4
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/98462 External Source BID 98462
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/30572418b445d85fcfe6c8fe84c947d2606767d8 Issue Tracking; Patch; Third Party Advisory External Source CONFIRM https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/30572418b445d85fcfe6c8fe84c947d2606767d8

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)

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