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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2017-5967

The time subsystem in the Linux kernel through 4.9.9, when CONFIG_TIMER_STATS is enabled, allows local users to discover real PID values (as distinguished from PID values inside a PID namespace) by reading the /proc/timer_list file, related to the print_timer function in kernel/time/timer_list.c and the __timer_stats_timer_set_start_info function in kernel/time/timer.c.
Publish Date : 2017-02-14 Last Update Date : 2017-02-16
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
2.1
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact None (There is no impact to the availability of the system.)
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) Obtain Information
CWE ID 200

- Products Affected By CVE-2017-5967

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Linux Linux Kernel 4.9.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Linux Linux Kernel 1

- References For CVE-2017-5967

https://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=193921
http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/tip/tip.git/commit/?id=dfb4357da6ddbdf57d583ba64361c9d792b0e0b1 CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2017-5967

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


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