CVE-2017-14140

Impact:
Low
Public Date:
2017-08-20
CWE:
CWE-863
Bugzilla:
1488329: CVE-2017-14140 kernel: Missing permission check in move_pages system call
The move_pages system call in mm/migrate.c in the Linux kernel doesn't check the effective uid of the target process. This enables a local attacker to learn the memory layout of a setuid executable allowing mitigation of ASLR.

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CVSS v3 metrics

CVSS3 Base Score 3.3
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N
Attack Vector Local
Attack Complexity Low
Privileges Required Low
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Low
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact None

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (kernel) RHSA-2018:1062 2018-04-10
Red Hat Enterprise Linux for Real Time for NFV (v. 7) (kernel-rt) RHSA-2018:0676 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-alt 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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