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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2017-5970

The ipv4_pktinfo_prepare function in net/ipv4/ip_sockglue.c in the Linux kernel through 4.9.9 allows attackers to cause a denial of service (system crash) via (1) an application that makes crafted system calls or possibly (2) IPv4 traffic with invalid IP options.
Publish Date : 2017-02-14 Last Update Date : 2017-02-16
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
5.0
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
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) Denial Of Service
CWE ID 284

- Products Affected By CVE-2017-5970

# 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-2017-5970

https://patchwork.ozlabs.org/patch/724136/ CONFIRM
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/34b2cef20f19c87999fff3da4071e66937db9644 CONFIRM
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1421638 CONFIRM
http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=34b2cef20f19c87999fff3da4071e66937db9644 CONFIRM
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2017/02/12/3
MLIST [oss-security] 20170212 Fwd: [scr293903] Linux kernel - upstream

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2017-5970

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


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