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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2017-2647

The KEYS subsystem in the Linux kernel before 3.18 allows local users to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and system crash) via vectors involving a NULL value for a certain match field, related to the keyring_search_iterator function in keyring.c.
Publish Date : 2017-03-31 Last Update Date : 2017-04-04
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
7.2
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of ServiceGain privileges
CWE ID 476

- Products Affected By CVE-2017-2647

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.17.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Linux Linux Kernel 1

- References For CVE-2017-2647

https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/c06cfb08b88dfbe13be44a69ae2fdc3a7c902d81 CONFIRM
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1428353 CONFIRM
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/97258
BID 97258 Linux Kernel CVE-2017-2647 Null Pointer Deference Local Privilege Escalation Vulnerability Release Date:2017-04-04
http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=c06cfb08b88dfbe13be44a69ae2fdc3a7c902d81 CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2017-2647

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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