CVE-2017-1000111

HIGH

Description

Linux kernel: heap out-of-bounds in AF_PACKET sockets. This new issue is analogous to previously disclosed CVE-2016-8655. In both cases, a socket option that changes socket state may race with safety checks in packet_set_ring. Previously with PACKET_VERSION. This time with PACKET_RESERVE. The solution is similar: lock the socket for the update. This issue may be exploitable, we did not investigate further. As this issue affects PF_PACKET sockets, it requires CAP_NET_RAW in the process namespace. But note that with user namespaces enabled, any process can create a namespace in which it has CAP_NET_RAW.

References

http://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-3981

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/100267

http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1039132

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:2918

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:2930

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:2931

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:3200

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2017-1000111

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2017-10-05

Updated: 2019-10-03

Type: CWE-787

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.2

Vector: AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Impact Score: 10

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: HIGH

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Impact Score: 5.9

Exploitability Score: 1.8

Severity: HIGH