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CVE-2017-7541

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Overview

The brcmf_cfg80211_mgmt_tx function in drivers/net/wireless/broadcom/brcm80211/brcmfmac/cfg80211.c in the Linux kernel before 4.12.3 allows local users to cause a denial of service (buffer overflow and system crash) or possibly gain privileges via a crafted NL80211_CMD_FRAME Netlink packet.

Related Files

Red Hat Security Advisory 2017-2931-01
Posted Oct 19, 2017
Authored by Red Hat | Site access.redhat.com

Red Hat Security Advisory 2017-2931-01 - The kernel-rt packages provide the Real Time Linux Kernel, which enables fine-tuning for systems with extremely high determinism requirements. Security Fix: Out-of-bounds kernel heap access vulnerability was found in xfrm, kernel's IP framework for transforming packets. An error dealing with netlink messages from an unprivileged user leads to arbitrary read/write and privilege escalation. A race condition issue leading to a use-after-free flaw was found in the way the raw packet sockets are implemented in the Linux kernel networking subsystem handling synchronization. A local user able to open a raw packet socket could use this flaw to elevate their privileges on the system.

tags | advisory, arbitrary, kernel, local
systems | linux, redhat
advisories | CVE-2016-8399, CVE-2017-1000111, CVE-2017-1000112, CVE-2017-11176, CVE-2017-14106, CVE-2017-7184, CVE-2017-7541, CVE-2017-7542, CVE-2017-7558
MD5 | c1dbd6840e2e16c4205c17a6e62ec9fa
Red Hat Security Advisory 2017-2930-01
Posted Oct 19, 2017
Authored by Red Hat | Site access.redhat.com

Red Hat Security Advisory 2017-2930-01 - The kernel packages contain the Linux kernel, the core of any Linux operating system. Security Fix: Out-of-bounds kernel heap access vulnerability was found in xfrm, kernel's IP framework for transforming packets. An error dealing with netlink messages from an unprivileged user leads to arbitrary read/write and privilege escalation. A race condition issue leading to a use-after-free flaw was found in the way the raw packet sockets are implemented in the Linux kernel networking subsystem handling synchronization. A local user able to open a raw packet socket could use this flaw to elevate their privileges on the system.

tags | advisory, arbitrary, kernel, local
systems | linux, redhat
advisories | CVE-2016-8399, CVE-2017-1000111, CVE-2017-1000112, CVE-2017-11176, CVE-2017-14106, CVE-2017-7184, CVE-2017-7541, CVE-2017-7542, CVE-2017-7558
MD5 | bde81e8df0854f9e0da92d2d031727b7
Red Hat Security Advisory 2017-2918-01
Posted Oct 19, 2017
Authored by Red Hat | Site access.redhat.com

Red Hat Security Advisory 2017-2918-01 - The kernel-rt packages provide the Real Time Linux Kernel, which enables fine-tuning for systems with extremely high determinism requirements. Security Fix: Out-of-bounds kernel heap access vulnerability was found in xfrm, kernel's IP framework for transforming packets. An error dealing with netlink messages from an unprivileged user leads to arbitrary read/write and privilege escalation. A race condition issue leading to a use-after-free flaw was found in the way the raw packet sockets are implemented in the Linux kernel networking subsystem handling synchronization. A local user able to open a raw packet socket could use this flaw to elevate their privileges on the system.

tags | advisory, arbitrary, kernel, local
systems | linux, redhat
advisories | CVE-2017-1000111, CVE-2017-1000112, CVE-2017-11176, CVE-2017-14106, CVE-2017-14340, CVE-2017-7184, CVE-2017-7541, CVE-2017-7542, CVE-2017-7558
MD5 | 8518b2d326398c1a3d949f4ea8241046
Red Hat Security Advisory 2017-2863-01
Posted Oct 5, 2017
Authored by Red Hat | Site access.redhat.com

Red Hat Security Advisory 2017-2863-01 - The kernel packages contain the Linux kernel, the core of any Linux operating system. Security Fix: Kernel memory corruption due to a buffer overflow was found in brcmf_cfg80211_mgmt_tx() function in Linux kernels from v3.9-rc1 to v4.13-rc1. The vulnerability can be triggered by sending a crafted NL80211_CMD_FRAME packet via netlink. This flaw is unlikely to be triggered remotely as certain userspace code is needed for this. An unprivileged local user could use this flaw to induce kernel memory corruption on the system, leading to a crash. Due to the nature of the flaw, privilege escalation cannot be fully ruled out, although it is unlikely.

tags | advisory, overflow, kernel, local
systems | linux, redhat
advisories | CVE-2017-7541
MD5 | cb33436c96d42d5db1fc1d2f9574ca72
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3422-2
Posted Sep 19, 2017
Authored by Ubuntu | Site security.ubuntu.com

Ubuntu Security Notice 3422-2 - USN-3422-1 fixed vulnerabilities in the Linux kernel for Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. This update provides the corresponding updates for the Linux Hardware Enablement kernel from Ubuntu 14.04 LTS for Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. It was discovered that a buffer overflow existed in the Bluetooth stack of the Linux kernel when handling L2CAP configuration responses. A physically proximate attacker could use this to cause a denial of service. Various other issues were also addressed.

tags | advisory, denial of service, overflow, kernel, vulnerability
systems | linux, ubuntu
advisories | CVE-2016-10044, CVE-2016-10200, CVE-2016-7097, CVE-2016-8650, CVE-2016-9083, CVE-2016-9084, CVE-2016-9178, CVE-2016-9191, CVE-2016-9604, CVE-2016-9754, CVE-2017-1000251, CVE-2017-5970, CVE-2017-6214, CVE-2017-6346, CVE-2017-6951, CVE-2017-7187, CVE-2017-7472, CVE-2017-7541
MD5 | aa0d1979692666d02459e80975dec493
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3422-1
Posted Sep 19, 2017
Authored by Ubuntu | Site security.ubuntu.com

Ubuntu Security Notice 3422-1 - It was discovered that a buffer overflow existed in the Bluetooth stack of the Linux kernel when handling L2CAP configuration responses. A physically proximate attacker could use this to cause a denial of service. It was discovered that the asynchronous I/O subsystem of the Linux kernel did not properly set permissions on aio memory mappings in some situations. An attacker could use this to more easily exploit other vulnerabilities. Various other issues were also addressed.

tags | advisory, denial of service, overflow, kernel, vulnerability
systems | linux, ubuntu
advisories | CVE-2016-10044, CVE-2016-10200, CVE-2016-7097, CVE-2016-8650, CVE-2016-9083, CVE-2016-9084, CVE-2016-9178, CVE-2016-9191, CVE-2016-9604, CVE-2016-9754, CVE-2017-1000251, CVE-2017-5970, CVE-2017-6214, CVE-2017-6346, CVE-2017-6951, CVE-2017-7187, CVE-2017-7472, CVE-2017-7541
MD5 | aa932dae73e3a34aa75e9674d33572f6
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3419-1
Posted Sep 18, 2017
Authored by Ubuntu | Site security.ubuntu.com

Ubuntu Security Notice 3419-1 - It was discovered that a buffer overflow existed in the Bluetooth stack of the Linux kernel when handling L2CAP configuration responses. A physically proximate attacker could use this to cause a denial of service. It was discovered that a buffer overflow existed in the Broadcom FullMAC WLAN driver in the Linux kernel. A local attacker could use this to cause a denial of service or possibly execute arbitrary code. Various other issues were also addressed.

tags | advisory, denial of service, overflow, arbitrary, kernel, local
systems | linux, ubuntu
advisories | CVE-2017-1000251, CVE-2017-7541
MD5 | 92aeaa436f6bfa57fe57572a3f55d3a8
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3419-2
Posted Sep 18, 2017
Authored by Ubuntu | Site security.ubuntu.com

Ubuntu Security Notice 3419-2 - USN-3419-1 fixed vulnerabilities in the Linux kernel for Ubuntu 17.04. This update provides the corresponding updates for the Linux Hardware Enablement kernel from Ubuntu 17.04 for Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. It was discovered that a buffer overflow existed in the Bluetooth stack of the Linux kernel when handling L2CAP configuration responses. A physically proximate attacker could use this to cause a denial of service. Various other issues were also addressed.

tags | advisory, denial of service, overflow, kernel, vulnerability
systems | linux, ubuntu
advisories | CVE-2017-1000251, CVE-2017-7541
MD5 | fa369a196a24f47e3a1a80466702ae48
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3405-2
Posted Aug 28, 2017
Authored by Ubuntu | Site security.ubuntu.com

Ubuntu Security Notice 3405-2 - USN-3405-1 fixed vulnerabilities in the Linux kernel for Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. This update provides the corresponding updates for the Linux Hardware Enablement kernel from Ubuntu 16.04 LTS for Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. It was discovered that a use-after-free vulnerability existed in the POSIX message queue implementation in the Linux kernel. A local attacker could use this to cause a denial of service or possibly execute arbitrary code. Various other issues were also addressed.

tags | advisory, denial of service, arbitrary, kernel, local, vulnerability
systems | linux, osx, ubuntu
advisories | CVE-2015-7837, CVE-2017-11176, CVE-2017-7495, CVE-2017-7541
MD5 | be8ba4251d1774d576a5d0cbdadc62c4
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3405-1
Posted Aug 28, 2017
Authored by Ubuntu | Site security.ubuntu.com

Ubuntu Security Notice 3405-1 - It was discovered that a use-after-free vulnerability existed in the POSIX message queue implementation in the Linux kernel. A local attacker could use this to cause a denial of service or possibly execute arbitrary code. Huang Weller discovered that the ext4 filesystem implementation in the Linux kernel mishandled a needs-flushing-before-commit list. A local attacker could use this to expose sensitive information. Various other issues were also addressed.

tags | advisory, denial of service, arbitrary, kernel, local
systems | linux, osx, ubuntu
advisories | CVE-2015-7837, CVE-2017-11176, CVE-2017-7495, CVE-2017-7541
MD5 | 179b8f597770848ddee280743b07f0a7
Debian Security Advisory 3927-1
Posted Aug 7, 2017
Authored by Debian | Site debian.org

Debian Linux Security Advisory 3927-1 - Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in the Linux kernel that may lead to a privilege escalation, denial of service or information leaks.

tags | advisory, denial of service, kernel, vulnerability
systems | linux, debian
advisories | CVE-2017-1000365, CVE-2017-10810, CVE-2017-10911, CVE-2017-11176, CVE-2017-7346, CVE-2017-7482, CVE-2017-7533, CVE-2017-7541, CVE-2017-7542, CVE-2017-9605
MD5 | 5e3f1d4849e961f4980564d78956a77b
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