CVE-2017-17856

HIGH

Description

kernel/bpf/verifier.c in the Linux kernel through 4.14.8 allows local users to cause a denial of service (memory corruption) or possibly have unspecified other impact by leveraging the lack of stack-pointer alignment enforcement.

References

http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=a5ec6ae161d72f01411169a938fa5f8baea16e8f

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2017/12/21/2

https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/a5ec6ae161d72f01411169a938fa5f8baea16e8f

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2017-12-27

Updated: 2018-01-09

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