Public Date:
1440788: CVE-2017-0553 libnl: Integer overflow in nlmsg_reserve()
An integer overflow leading to a heap-buffer overflow was found in the libnl library. An attacker could use this flaw to cause an application compiled with libnl to crash or possibly execute arbitrary code in the context of the user running such an application.

Find out more about CVE-2017-0553 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v3 metrics

CVSS3 Base Score 7
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Attack Vector Local
Attack Complexity High
Privileges Required None
User Interaction Required
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality High
Integrity Impact High
Availability Impact High

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (libnl3) RHSA-2017:2299 2017-08-01

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 libnl Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 libnl3 Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 libnl Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 libnl Will not fix

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