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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2017-15265

Race condition in the ALSA subsystem in the Linux kernel before 4.13.8 allows local users to cause a denial of service (use-after-free) or possibly have unspecified other impact via crafted /dev/snd/seq ioctl calls, related to sound/core/seq/seq_clientmgr.c and sound/core/seq/seq_ports.c.
Publish Date : 2017-10-16 Last Update Date : 2020-07-15
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
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 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-2018:0676: kernel-rt security, bug fix, and enhancement update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20180676 unix
RHSA-2018:1062: kernel security, bug fix, and enhancement update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20181062 unix
RHSA-2018:1130: kernel security and bug fix update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20181130 unix
RHSA-2018:2390: kernel security and bug fix update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20182390 unix
RHSA-2018:3822: kernel security and bug fix update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20183822 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-2017-15265

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

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Linux Linux Kernel 1

- References For CVE-2017-15265 CONFIRM
MLIST [alsa-devel] 20171011 [PATCH] ALSA: seq: Fix use-after-free at creating a port
REDHAT RHSA-2018:0676
SECTRACK 1039561
BID 101288 Linux kernel CVE-2017-15265 Use After Free Local Denial of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2018-05-02 CONFIRM CONFIRM
REDHAT RHSA-2018:1062
REDHAT RHSA-2018:1170
REDHAT RHSA-2018:2390
REDHAT RHSA-2018:3823
MLIST [debian-lts-announce] 20171210 [SECURITY] [DLA 1200-1] linux security update CONFIRM
MLIST [oss-security] 20171011 Linux kernel: alsa: use-after-free in /dev/snd/seq CVE-2017-15265

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2017-15265

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

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