Vulnerability CVE-2017-18509


Published: 2019-08-13

Description:
An issue was discovered in net/ipv6/ip6mr.c in the Linux kernel before 4.11. By setting a specific socket option, an attacker can control a pointer in kernel land and cause an inet_csk_listen_stop general protection fault, or potentially execute arbitrary code under certain circumstances. The issue can be triggered as root (e.g., inside a default LXC container or with the CAP_NET_ADMIN capability) or after namespace unsharing. This occurs because sk_type and protocol are not checked in the appropriate part of the ip6_mroute_* functions. NOTE: this affects Linux distributions that use 4.9.x longterm kernels before 4.9.187.

Type:

CWE-20

(Improper Input Validation)

Vendor: Debian
Product: Debian linux 
Version: 9.0; 8.0;
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
4.9.9
4.9.89
4.9.88
4.9.87
4.9.86
4.9.85
4.9.84
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
4.9.52
4.9.51
4.9.50
4.9.5
4.9.49
4.9.48
4.9.47
4.9.46
4.9.45
4.9.44
4.9.43
4.9.42
4.9.41
4.9.40
4.9.4
4.9.39
4.9.38
4.9.37
4.9.36
4.9.35
4.9.34
4.9.33
4.9.32
4.9.31
4.9.30
4.9.3
4.9.29
4.9.28
4.9.27
4.9.26
4.9.25
4.9.24
4.9.23
4.9.22
4.9.21
4.9.20
4.9.2
4.9.19
4.9.184
4.9.183
4.9.182
4.9.181
4.9.180
4.9.18
4.9.179
4.9.178
4.9.177
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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://packetstormsecurity.com/files/154059/Slackware-Security-Advisory-Slackware-14.2-kernel-Updates.html
https://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=99253eb750fda6a644d5188fb26c43bad8d5a745
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/99253eb750fda6a644d5188fb26c43bad8d5a745
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2019/08/msg00016.html
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2019/08/msg00017.html
https://lists.openwall.net/netdev/2017/12/04/40
https://pulsesecurity.co.nz/advisories/linux-kernel-4.9-inetcsklistenstop-gpf
https://salsa.debian.org/kernel-team/linux/commit/baefcdc2f29923e7325ce4e1a72c3ff0a9800f32
https://seclists.org/bugtraq/2019/Aug/26
https://www.debian.org/security/2019/dsa-4497

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