Vulnerability CVE-2017-17805


Published: 2017-12-20

Description:
The Salsa20 encryption algorithm in the Linux kernel before 4.14.8 does not correctly handle zero-length inputs, allowing a local attacker able to use the AF_ALG-based skcipher interface (CONFIG_CRYPTO_USER_API_SKCIPHER) to cause a denial of service (uninitialized-memory free and kernel crash) or have unspecified other impact by executing a crafted sequence of system calls that use the blkcipher_walk API. Both the generic implementation (crypto/salsa20_generic.c) and x86 implementation (arch/x86/crypto/salsa20_glue.c) of Salsa20 were vulnerable.

Type:

CWE-20

(Improper Input Validation)

Vendor: Debian
Product: Debian linux 
Version: 9.0;
Vendor: Opensuse project
Product: LEAP 
Version: 42.3; 42.2;
Vendor: Opensuse
Product: LEAP 
Version: 42.2;
Vendor: Linux
Product: Linux kernel 
Version:
4.9.99
4.9.98
4.9.97
4.9.96
4.9.95
4.9.94
4.9.93
4.9.92
4.9.91
4.9.90
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4.9.88
4.9.87
4.9.86
4.9.85
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4.9.83
4.9.82
4.9.81
4.9.80
4.9.8
4.9.79
4.9.78
4.9.77
4.9.76
4.9.75
4.9.74
4.9.73
4.9.72
4.9.71
4.9.70
4.9.7
4.9.69
4.9.68
4.9.67
4.9.66
4.9.65
4.9.64
4.9.63
4.9.62
4.9.61
4.9.60
4.9.6
4.9.59
4.9.58
4.9.57
4.9.56
4.9.55
4.9.54
4.9.53
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4.9.51
4.9.50
4.9.5
4.9.49
4.9.48
4.9.47
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4.9.43
4.9.42
4.9.41
4.9.40
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4.9.20
4.9.2
4.9.19
4.9.18
4.9.17
4.9.16
4.9.15
4.9.14
4.9.13
4.9.12
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CVSS2 => (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
7.2/10
10/10
3.9/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Local
Low
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Complete
Complete
Complete

 References:
http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=ecaaab5649781c5a0effdaf298a925063020500e
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2018-01/msg00006.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2018-01/msg00007.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2018-01/msg00008.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2018-01/msg00014.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2018-01/msg00016.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/102291
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:2948
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:3083
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:3096
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/ecaaab5649781c5a0effdaf298a925063020500e
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/01/msg00004.html
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3617-1/
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3617-2/
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3617-3/
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3619-1/
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3619-2/
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3620-1/
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3620-2/
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3632-1/
https://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-4073
https://www.debian.org/security/2018/dsa-4082
https://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v4.x/ChangeLog-4.14.8

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