Vulnerability CVE-2017-6874


Published: 2017-03-14   Modified: 2017-03-15

Description:
Race condition in kernel/ucount.c in the Linux kernel through 4.10.2 allows local users to cause a denial of service (use-after-free and system crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact via crafted system calls that leverage certain decrement behavior that causes incorrect interaction between put_ucounts and get_ucounts.

Vendor: Linux
Product: Linux kernel 
Version: 4.10.2;

CVSS2 => (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
6.9/10
10/10
3.4/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Local
Medium
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=040757f738e13caaa9c5078bca79aa97e11dde88
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/96856
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/040757f738e13caaa9c5078bca79aa97e11dde88

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