CVE-2017-11473

Impact:
Low
Public Date:
2017-07-18
CWE:
CWE-787
Bugzilla:
1473209: CVE-2017-11473 kernel: Buffer overflow in mp_override_legacy_irq()
Buffer overflow in the mp_override_legacy_irq() function in arch/x86/kernel/acpi/boot.c in the Linux kernel through 4.12.2 allows local users to gain privileges via a crafted ACPI table.

Find out more about CVE-2017-11473 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

Statement

Red Hat Product Security has rated this issue as having Low security impact. This issue is not currently planned to be addressed in future updates of the Red Hat products. For additional information, refer to the Issue Severity Classification: https://access.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/.

CVSS v3 metrics

CVSS3 Base Score 6.4
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Attack Vector Local
Attack Complexity High
Privileges Required High
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality High
Integrity Impact High
Availability Impact High

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (kernel-alt) RHSA-2018:0654 2018-04-10

Affected Packages State

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

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