CVE-2017-9074

CVE Details

Release Date:2017-05-16

Description


The IPv6 fragmentation implementation in the Linux kernel through4.11.1 does not consider that the nexthdr field may be associated with an invalid option, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds read and BUG) or possibly have unspecified other impact via crafted socket and send system calls.

See more information about CVE-2017-9074 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-2017-36372017-11-02
Oracle Linux version 6 (kernel-uek)ELSA-2017-36372017-11-02
Oracle Linux version 7 (kernel)ELSA-2017-18422017-08-07
Oracle Linux version 7 (kernel)ELSA-2017-1842-12017-08-15



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