CVE-2017-5548

HIGH

Description

drivers/net/ieee802154/atusb.c in the Linux kernel 4.9.x before 4.9.6 interacts incorrectly with the CONFIG_VMAP_STACK option, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (system crash or memory corruption) or possibly have unspecified other impact by leveraging use of more than one virtual page for a DMA scatterlist.

References

http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=05a974efa4bdf6e2a150e3f27dc6fcf0a9ad5655

http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v4.x/ChangeLog-4.9.6

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2017/01/21/3

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/95710

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1416110

https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/05a974efa4bdf6e2a150e3f27dc6fcf0a9ad5655

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2017-02-06

Updated: 2019-10-03

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

Tenable Plugins

View all (2 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
96894Fedora 25 : kernel (2017-81fbd592d4)NessusFedora Local Security Checks
high
96890Fedora 24 : kernel (2017-6cc158c193)NessusFedora Local Security Checks
high