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CVE-2017-7542

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Overview

The ip6_find_1stfragopt function in net/ipv6/output_core.c in the Linux kernel through 4.12.3 allows local users to cause a denial of service (integer overflow and infinite loop) by leveraging the ability to open a raw socket.

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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3583-2
Posted Feb 23, 2018
Authored by Ubuntu | Site security.ubuntu.com

Ubuntu Security Notice 3583-2 - USN-3583-1 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 ESM. It was discovered that an out-of-bounds write vulnerability existed in the Flash-Friendly File System in the Linux kernel. An attacker could construct a malicious file system that, when mounted, could cause a denial of service or possibly execute arbitrary code. Various other issues were also addressed.

tags | advisory, denial of service, arbitrary, kernel, vulnerability
systems | linux, ubuntu
advisories | CVE-2017-0750, CVE-2017-0861, CVE-2017-1000407, CVE-2017-12153, CVE-2017-12190, CVE-2017-12192, CVE-2017-14051, CVE-2017-14140, CVE-2017-14156, CVE-2017-14489, CVE-2017-15102, CVE-2017-15115, CVE-2017-15274, CVE-2017-15868, CVE-2017-16525, CVE-2017-17450, CVE-2017-17806, CVE-2017-18017, CVE-2017-5669, CVE-2017-7542, CVE-2017-7889, CVE-2017-8824, CVE-2018-5333, CVE-2018-5344
MD5 | 31d9ad4299f2ef96b20bed7917d8b10e
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3583-1
Posted Feb 23, 2018
Authored by Ubuntu | Site security.ubuntu.com

Ubuntu Security Notice 3583-1 - It was discovered that an out-of-bounds write vulnerability existed in the Flash-Friendly File System in the Linux kernel. An attacker could construct a malicious file system that, when mounted, could cause a denial of service or possibly execute arbitrary code. It was discovered that a race condition leading to a use-after-free vulnerability existed in the ALSA PCM subsystem of 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
systems | linux, ubuntu
advisories | CVE-2017-0750, CVE-2017-0861, CVE-2017-1000407, CVE-2017-12153, CVE-2017-12190, CVE-2017-12192, CVE-2017-14051, CVE-2017-14140, CVE-2017-14156, CVE-2017-14489, CVE-2017-15102, CVE-2017-15115, CVE-2017-15274, CVE-2017-15868, CVE-2017-16525, CVE-2017-17450, CVE-2017-17806, CVE-2017-18017, CVE-2017-5669, CVE-2017-5754, CVE-2017-7542, CVE-2017-7889, CVE-2017-8824, CVE-2018-5333, CVE-2018-5344
MD5 | 72f5ce45fa98483fb5383129af775873
Red Hat Security Advisory 2018-0169-01
Posted Jan 25, 2018
Authored by Red Hat | Site access.redhat.com

Red Hat Security Advisory 2018-0169-01 - The kernel packages contain the Linux kernel, the core of any Linux operating system. Security Fix: An integer overflow vulnerability in ip6_find_1stfragopt() function was found. A local attacker that has privileges to open raw socket can cause an infinite loop inside the ip6_find_1stfragopt() function. The IPv6 fragmentation implementation in the Linux kernel does not consider that the nexthdr field may be associated with an invalid option, which allows local users to cause a denial of service or possibly have unspecified other impact via crafted socket and send system calls. Due to the nature of the flaw, privilege escalation cannot be fully ruled out, although we believe it is unlikely.

tags | advisory, denial of service, overflow, kernel, local
systems | linux, redhat
advisories | CVE-2017-11176, CVE-2017-7542, CVE-2017-9074
MD5 | 9bb71d7fb0b138765d55e9fb093e9a9a
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
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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