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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2017-5986

Race condition in the sctp_wait_for_sndbuf function in net/sctp/socket.c in the Linux kernel before 4.9.11 allows local users to cause a denial of service (assertion failure and panic) via a multithreaded application that peels off an association in a certain buffer-full state.
Publish Date : 2017-02-18 Last Update Date : 2017-02-28
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
7.1
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 Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of Service
CWE ID 362

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
RHSA-2017:1308: kernel security, bug fix, and enhancement update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20171308 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2017-5986

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Linux Linux Kernel 4.9.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Linux Linux Kernel 1

- References For CVE-2017-5986

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/96222
BID 96222 Linux Kernel 'net/sctp/socket.c' Local Denial of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2017-08-01
http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=2dcab598484185dea7ec22219c76dcdd59e3cb90 CONFIRM
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2017/02/14/6
MLIST [oss-security] 20170214 Re: Linux kernel: Reachable BUG_ON from userspace in sctp_wait_for_sndbuf()
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v4.x/ChangeLog-4.9.11 CONFIRM
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/2dcab598484185dea7ec22219c76dcdd59e3cb90 CONFIRM
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1420276 CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2017-5986

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


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