CVE-2017-15127

medium
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Description

A flaw was found in the hugetlb_mcopy_atomic_pte function in mm/hugetlb.c in the Linux kernel before 4.13. A superfluous implicit page unlock for VM_SHARED hugetlbfs mapping could trigger a local denial of service (BUG).

References

https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/5af10dfd0afc559bb4b0f7e3e8227a1578333995

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1525218

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-15127

http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=5af10dfd0afc559bb4b0f7e3e8227a1578333995

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:1062

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:0676

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/102517

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2018-01-14

Updated: 2019-10-03

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 4.9

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

Impact Score: 6.9

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: MEDIUM

CVSS v3

Base Score: 5.5

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

Impact Score: 3.6

Exploitability Score: 1.8

Severity: MEDIUM

Tenable Plugins

View all (6 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
124971EulerOS Virtualization for ARM 64 3.0.1.0 : kernel (EulerOS-SA-2019-1518)NessusHuawei Local Security Checks
high
109449Scientific Linux Security Update : kernel on SL7.x x86_64 (20180410) (Meltdown)NessusScientific Linux Local Security Checks
critical
109380CentOS 7 : kernel (CESA-2018:1062)NessusCentOS Local Security Checks
critical
109113Oracle Linux 7 : kernel (ELSA-2018-1062)NessusOracle Linux Local Security Checks
critical
108997RHEL 7 : kernel (RHSA-2018:1062)NessusRed Hat Local Security Checks
critical
108984RHEL 7 : kernel-rt (RHSA-2018:0676)NessusRed Hat Local Security Checks
critical