BackBox Linux 4.6 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (ksoftirqd CPU consumption) via a flood of packets with Martian source IP addresses (as defined in RFC 1812 section 5.3.7). This product enables net.ipv4.conf.all.log_martians by default. NOTE: the vendor reports "It has been proved that this vulnerability has no foundation and it is totally fake and based on false assumptions.
Published 2017-04-03 20:59:00
Updated 2024-05-17 01:19:48
Source MITRE
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: Denial of service

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2017-7397

3.17%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 91 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2017-7397

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
5.0
MEDIUM AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
10.0
2.9
NIST
7.5
HIGH CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
3.9
3.6
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2017-7397

  • The product does not properly control the allocation and maintenance of a limited resource, thereby enabling an actor to influence the amount of resources consumed, eventually leading to the exhaustion of available resources.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2017-7397

Products affected by CVE-2017-7397

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