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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2017-7541

The brcmf_cfg80211_mgmt_tx function in drivers/net/wireless/broadcom/brcm80211/brcmfmac/cfg80211.c in the Linux kernel before 4.12.3 allows local users to cause a denial of service (buffer overflow and system crash) or possibly gain privileges via a crafted NL80211_CMD_FRAME Netlink packet.
Publish Date : 2017-07-25 Last Update Date : 2017-07-31
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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 ServiceOverflowGain privileges
CWE ID 119

- Products Affected By CVE-2017-7541

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Linux Linux Kernel 4.12.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Linux Linux Kernel 1

- References For CVE-2017-7541

https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/8f44c9a41386729fea410e688959ddaa9d51be7c CONFIRM
https://www.spinics.net/lists/stable/msg180994.html CONFIRM
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1473198 CONFIRM
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1049645 CONFIRM
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1038981
SECTRACK 1038981
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/99955
BID 99955 Linux Kernel 'brcmf_cfg80211_mgmt_tx()' Function Local Memory Corruption Vulnerability Release Date:2017-08-07
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v4.x/ChangeLog-4.12.3 CONFIRM
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2017/07/24/2 CONFIRM
http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=8f44c9a41386729fea410e688959ddaa9d51be7c CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2017-7541

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


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