CVE-2017-6874

MEDIUM

Description

Race condition in kernel/ucount.c in the Linux kernel through 4.10.2 allows local users to cause a denial of service (use-after-free and system crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact via crafted system calls that leverage certain decrement behavior that causes incorrect interaction between put_ucounts and get_ucounts.

References

http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=040757f738e13caaa9c5078bca79aa97e11dde88

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/96856

https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/040757f738e13caaa9c5078bca79aa97e11dde88

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2017-03-14

Updated: 2017-03-16

Type: CWE-362

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

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 v3.0

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