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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2017-7487

The ipxitf_ioctl function in net/ipx/af_ipx.c in the Linux kernel through 4.11.1 mishandles reference counts, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (use-after-free) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a failed SIOCGIFADDR ioctl call for an IPX interface.
Publish Date : 2017-05-14 Last Update Date : 2017-09-08
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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 Service
CWE ID 416

- Products Affected By CVE-2017-7487

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Linux Linux Kernel 4.11.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Linux Linux Kernel 1

- References For CVE-2017-7487

http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=ee0d8d8482345ff97a75a7d747efc309f13b0d80 CONFIRM
https://source.android.com/security/bulletin/2017-09-01 CONFIRM
https://patchwork.ozlabs.org/patch/757549/ CONFIRM
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/98439
BID 98439 Linux kernel 'net/ipx/af_ipx.c' Use After Free Local Denial of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2017-08-29
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1039237
SECTRACK 1039237
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1447734 CONFIRM
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/ee0d8d8482345ff97a75a7d747efc309f13b0d80 CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2017-7487

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


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