CVE-2017-9242

Public on 2017-06-22
Modified on 2017-06-22
Description
The __ip6_append_data function in net/ipv6/ip6_output.c in the Linux kernel through 4.11.3 is too late in checking whether an overwrite of an skb data structure may occur, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (system crash) via crafted system calls.
Severity
Medium
CVSS v3 Base Score
5.5
See breakdown

Affected Packages

Platform Package Release Date Advisory
Amazon Linux 1 kernel 2017-06-22 19:10 ALAS-2017-846

CVSS Scores

Score Type Score Vector
Amazon Linux CVSSv3 5.5 CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
NVD CVSSv2 4.9 AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C
NVD CVSSv3 5.5 CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H