CVE-2017-15127

Impact:
Low
Public Date:
2017-12-08
CWE:
CWE-460
Bugzilla:
1525218: CVE-2017-15127 kernel: Improper error handling of VM_SHARED hugetlbfs mapping in mm/hugetlb.c
A flaw was found in the Linux kernel when freeing pages in hugetlbfs. This could trigger a local denial of service by crashing the kernel.

Find out more about CVE-2017-15127 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v3 metrics

CVSS3 Base Score 4.7
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
Attack Vector Local
Attack Complexity High
Privileges Required Low
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact High

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 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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