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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2017-11473

Buffer overflow in the mp_override_legacy_irq() function in arch/x86/kernel/acpi/boot.c in the Linux kernel through 4.12.2 allows local users to gain privileges via a crafted ACPI table.
Publish Date : 2017-07-20 Last Update Date : 2018-04-10
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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) OverflowGain privileges
CWE ID 119

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
RHSA-2018:0654: kernel-alt security, bug fix, and enhancement update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20180654 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-2017-11473

# 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-2017-11473

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/100010
BID 100010 Linux kernel CVE-2017-11473 Local Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2017-07-28
https://source.android.com/security/bulletin/pixel/2018-01-01 CONFIRM
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:0654
REDHAT RHSA-2018:0654
https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/tip/tip.git/commit/?id=70ac67826602edf8c0ccb413e5ba7eacf597a60c CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2017-11473

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


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