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CVE-2017-9985 Detail

Current Description

The snd_msndmidi_input_read function in sound/isa/msnd/msnd_midi.c in the Linux kernel through 4.11.7 allows local users to cause a denial of service (over-boundary access) or possibly have unspecified other impact by changing the value of a message queue head pointer between two kernel reads of that value, aka a "double fetch" vulnerability.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 7.8 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/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=20e2b791796bd68816fa115f12be5320de2b8021
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/99335
https://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=196133 Issue Tracking
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/20e2b791796bd68816fa115f12be5320de2b8021
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3754-1/

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-125 Out-of-bounds Read NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.3

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
4.11.7


Change History

4 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-9985
NVD Published Date:
06/28/2017
NVD Last Modified:
08/24/2018