CVE-2017-15908

MEDIUM

Description

In systemd 223 through 235, a remote DNS server can respond with a custom crafted DNS NSEC resource record to trigger an infinite loop in the dns_packet_read_type_window() function of the 'systemd-resolved' service and cause a DoS of the affected service.

References

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/101600

http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1039662

https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/systemd/+bug/1725351

https://github.com/systemd/systemd/pull/7184

https://usn.ubuntu.com/3558-1/

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2017-10-26

Updated: 2019-10-03

Type: CWE-835

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

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

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 10

Severity: MEDIUM

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.5

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

Impact Score: 3.6

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: HIGH

Tenable Plugins

View all (8 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
121764Photon OS 2.0: Systemd PHSA-2017-0045NessusPhotonOS Local Security Checks
high
121759Photon OS 1.0: Systemd PHSA-2017-0044NessusPhotonOS Local Security Checks
medium
111894Photon OS 2.0: Bash / Curl / Go / Libtiff / Systemd PHSA-2017-0045 (deprecated)NessusPhotonOS Local Security Checks
high
111893Photon OS 1.0: Bash / Curl / Mariadb / Openvswitch / Systemd PHSA-2017-0044 (deprecated)NessusPhotonOS Local Security Checks
medium
106620Ubuntu 14.04 LTS / 16.04 LTS : systemd vulnerabilities (USN-3558-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
medium
106548openSUSE Security Update : systemd (openSUSE-2018-117)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
medium
106529SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : systemd (SUSE-SU-2018:0299-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
medium
104213Ubuntu 17.04 / 17.10 : systemd vulnerability (USN-3466-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
medium