CVE-2017-1000379

Impact:
Low
Public Date:
2017-06-19
Bugzilla:
1462165: CVE-2017-1000379 kernel: Incorrectly mapped contents of PIE executable

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The Linux Kernel running on AMD64 systems will sometimes map the contents of PIE executable, the heap or ld.so to where the stack is mapped allowing attackers to more easily manipulate the stack. Linux Kernel version 4.11.5 is affected.

Find out more about CVE-2017-1000379 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v3 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v3 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

CVSS3 Base Score 2.9
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:N
Attack Vector Local
Attack Complexity High
Privileges Required None
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality None
Integrity Impact Low
Availability Impact None

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise MRG 2 realtime-kernel Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 kernel Under investigation
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 kernel-rt Under investigation
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 kernel-alt Under investigation
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 kernel Under investigation
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 kernel Under investigation

Acknowledgements

Red Hat would like to thank Qualys Inc for reporting this issue.

Mitigation

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