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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2017-15951

The KEYS subsystem in the Linux kernel before 4.13.10 does not correctly synchronize the actions of updating versus finding a key in the "negative" state to avoid a race condition, which allows local users to cause a denial of service or possibly have unspecified other impact via crafted system calls.
Publish Date : 2017-10-27 Last Update Date : 2017-11-13
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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 20

- Products Affected By CVE-2017-15951

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Linux Linux Kernel 4.12.14 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Linux Linux Kernel 1

- References For CVE-2017-15951

http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=363b02dab09b3226f3bd1420dad9c72b79a42a76 CONFIRM
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/101621
BID 101621 Linux kernel CVE-2017-15951 Local Denial of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2017-11-09
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/363b02dab09b3226f3bd1420dad9c72b79a42a76 CONFIRM
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v4.x/ChangeLog-4.13.10 CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2017-15951

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


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