Vulnerability CVE-2017-9077


Published: 2017-05-19   Modified: 2017-05-31

Description:
The tcp_v6_syn_recv_sock function in net/ipv6/tcp_ipv6.c in the Linux kernel through 4.11.1 mishandles inheritance, which allows local users to cause a denial of service or possibly have unspecified other impact via crafted system calls, a related issue to CVE-2017-8890.

Vendor: Linux
Product: Linux kernel 
Version: 4.11.1;

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=83eaddab4378db256d00d295bda6ca997cd13a52
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/98583
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/83eaddab4378db256d00d295bda6ca997cd13a52
https://patchwork.ozlabs.org/patch/760370/

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