CVE-2017-1000255

Public on 2017-11-18
Modified on 2017-11-20
Description
A flaw was found in the Linux kernel's handling of signal frame on PowerPC systems. A malicious local user process could craft a signal frame allowing an attacker to corrupt memory.
Severity
Medium
CVSS v3 Base Score
6.1
See breakdown

Affected Packages

Platform Package Release Date Advisory
Amazon Linux 1 kernel 2017-11-18 02:03 ALAS-2017-925

CVSS Scores

Score Type Score Vector
Amazon Linux CVSSv3 6.1 CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:H
NVD CVSSv2 6.6 AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:C/A:C
NVD CVSSv3 5.5 CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N