CVE-2017-14991

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2017-09-15
CWE:
CWE-456
Bugzilla:
1500366: CVE-2017-14991 kernel: Information leak in the scsi driver
The sg_ioctl() function in 'drivers/scsi/sg.c' in the Linux kernel, from version 4.12-rc1 to 4.14-rc2, allows local users to obtain sensitive information from uninitialized kernel heap-memory locations via an SG_GET_REQUEST_TABLE ioctl call for '/dev/sg0'.

Find out more about CVE-2017-14991 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

Statement

This issue does not affect the Linux kernel packages as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5, 6, 7 and MRG-2 as a code with the flaw is not present in the products listed.

CVSS v3 metrics

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

CVSS3 Base Score 5.5
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N
Attack Vector Local
Attack Complexity Low
Privileges Required Low
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality High
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact None

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise MRG 2 realtime-kernel Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 kernel Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 kernel-rt Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 kernel-alt Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 kernel Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 kernel Not affected

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