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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2017-9074

The IPv6 fragmentation implementation in the Linux kernel through 4.11.1 does not consider that the nexthdr field may be associated with an invalid option, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds read and BUG) or possibly have unspecified other impact via crafted socket and send system calls.
Publish Date : 2017-05-19 Last Update Date : 2017-06-01
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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 125

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
RHSA-2017:1842: kernel security, bug fix, and enhancement update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20171842 unix
RHSA-2017:2077: kernel-rt security, bug fix, and enhancement update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20172077 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-2017-9074

# 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-2017-9074

https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/2423496af35d94a87156b063ea5cedffc10a70a1 CONFIRM
https://patchwork.ozlabs.org/patch/763117/ CONFIRM
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/98577
BID 98577 Linux kernel CVE-2017-9074 Local Denial of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2017-08-01
http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=2423496af35d94a87156b063ea5cedffc10a70a1 CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2017-9074

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


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