CVE-2017-7889

CVE Details

Release Date:2017-04-05

Description


The mm subsystem in the Linux kernel through 4.10.10 does not properlyenforce the CONFIG_STRICT_DEVMEM protection mechanism, which allows local users to read or write to kernel memory locations in the first megabyte (and bypass slab-allocation access restrictions) via an application that opens the /dev/mem file, related to arch/x86/mm/init.c and drivers/char/mem.c.

See more information about CVE-2017-7889 from MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD


CVSS v2 metrics


NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score:7.2 Base Metrics:AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
Access Vector: Local network Confidentiality Impact: Complete
Access Impact: Low Integrity Impact: Complete
Authentication: None required Availability Impact: Complete

Errata information


PlatformErrataRelease Date
Oracle Linux version 5 (kernel-uek)ELSA-2017-36582017-12-08
Oracle Linux version 6 (dtrace-modules-3.8.13-118.20.1.el6uek)ELSA-2017-36572017-12-07
Oracle Linux version 6 (kernel-uek)ELSA-2017-36572017-12-07
Oracle Linux version 6 (kernel-uek)ELSA-2017-36582017-12-08
Oracle Linux version 7 (dtrace-modules-3.8.13-118.20.1.el7uek)ELSA-2017-36572017-12-07
Oracle Linux version 7 (kernel)ELSA-2017-18422017-08-07
Oracle Linux version 7 (kernel)ELSA-2017-1842-12017-08-15
Oracle Linux version 7 (kernel-uek)ELSA-2017-36572017-12-07
Oracle VM version 3.3 (kernel-uek)OVMSA-2017-01732017-12-08



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