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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2017-5897

The ip6gre_err function in net/ipv6/ip6_gre.c in the Linux kernel allows remote attackers to have unspecified impact via vectors involving GRE flags in an IPv6 packet, which trigger an out-of-bounds access.
Publish Date : 2017-03-23 Last Update Date : 2017-09-08
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
7.5
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
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)
CWE ID 125

- Products Affected By CVE-2017-5897

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

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Linux Linux Kernel 1

- References For CVE-2017-5897

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2017/02/07/2
MLIST [oss-security] 20170207 Re: CVE Request: Linux: ip6_gre: invalid reads in ip6gre_err()
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/96037
BID 96037 Linux kernel 'ip6_gre.c' Denial of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2017-08-01
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1037794
SECTRACK 1037794
https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/davem/net.git/commit/?id=7892032cfe67f4bde6fc2ee967e45a8fbaf33756 CONFIRM
https://source.android.com/security/bulletin/2017-09-01 CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2017-5897

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


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