CVE-2017-11473

HIGH

Description

Buffer overflow in the mp_override_legacy_irq() function in arch/x86/kernel/acpi/boot.c in the Linux kernel through 4.12.2 allows local users to gain privileges via a crafted ACPI table.

References

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/100010

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:0654

https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/tip/tip.git/commit/?id=70ac67826602edf8c0ccb413e5ba7eacf597a60c

https://source.android.com/security/bulletin/pixel/2018-01-01

https://usn.ubuntu.com/3754-1/

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2017-07-20

Updated: 2018-08-24

Type: CWE-119

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