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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2017-7533

Race condition in the fsnotify implementation in the Linux kernel through 4.12.4 allows local users to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (memory corruption) via a crafted application that leverages simultaneous execution of the inotify_handle_event and vfs_rename functions.
Publish Date : 2017-08-05 Last Update Date : 2018-01-04
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
6.9
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 ServiceGain privilegesMemory corruption
CWE ID 362

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
RHSA-2017:2473: kernel security and bug fix update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20172473 unix
RHSA-2017:2585: kernel-rt security and bug fix update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20172585 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-2017-7533

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Linux Linux Kernel 4.12.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Linux Linux Kernel 1

- References For CVE-2017-7533

https://www.mail-archive.com/[email protected]/msg1408967.html
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:2473
REDHAT RHSA-2017:2473
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:2770
REDHAT RHSA-2017:2770
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1468283
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:2585
REDHAT RHSA-2017:2585
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:2669
REDHAT RHSA-2017:2669
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/49d31c2f389acfe83417083e1208422b4091cd9e
https://patchwork.kernel.org/patch/9755753/
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:2869
REDHAT RHSA-2017:2869
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/100123
BID 100123 Linux Kernel CVE-2017-7533 Local Race Condition Vulnerability Release Date:2017-08-18
https://patchwork.kernel.org/patch/9755757/
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1039075
SECTRACK 1039075
http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=49d31c2f389acfe83417083e1208422b4091cd9e
http://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-3945
DEBIAN DSA-3945
http://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-3927
DEBIAN DSA-3927
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2017/08/03/2
https://source.android.com/security/bulletin/2017-12-01 CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2017-7533

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


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