CVE-2017-12146

high
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Description

The driver_override implementation in drivers/base/platform.c in the Linux kernel before 4.12.1 allows local users to gain privileges by leveraging a race condition between a read operation and a store operation that involve different overrides.

References

http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=6265539776a0810b7ce6398c27866ddb9c6bd154

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

http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v4.x/ChangeLog-4.12.1

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/100651

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1489078

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1057474

https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/6265539776a0810b7ce6398c27866ddb9c6bd154

https://source.android.com/security/bulletin/2017-09-01

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2017-09-08

Updated: 2019-10-03

Type: CWE-362

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 6.9

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

Impact Score: 10

Exploitability Score: 3.4

Severity: MEDIUM

CVSS v3

Base Score: 7

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

Impact Score: 5.9

Exploitability Score: 1

Severity: HIGH

Vulnerable Software

Configuration 1

OR

cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:* versions up to 4.12 (inclusive)

Tenable Plugins

View all (6 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
124823EulerOS Virtualization for ARM 64 3.0.1.0 : kernel (EulerOS-SA-2019-1500)NessusHuawei Local Security Checks
high
109426OracleVM 3.4 : Unbreakable / etc (OVMSA-2018-0037)NessusOracleVM Local Security Checks
high
109386Oracle Linux 6 / 7 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2018-4084)NessusOracle Linux Local Security Checks
high
105103Ubuntu 16.04 LTS : linux-hwe vulnerabilities (USN-3508-2) (Dirty COW)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
high
105102Ubuntu 17.04 : linux, linux-raspi2 vulnerabilities (USN-3508-1) (Dirty COW)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
high
103365Debian DSA-3981-1 : linux - security update (BlueBorne) (Stack Clash)NessusDebian Local Security Checks
high