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.

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Statement

Red Hat Enterprise MRG 2:
This vulnerability has been rated as having a security impact of Low. After evaluation and in accordance with the criteria noted in the product support life cycle, there are no plans to address this issue in an upcoming release. Please contact Red Hat Support for further information.

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 Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 kernel 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
Unless explicitly stated as not affected, all previous versions of packages in any minor update stream of a product listed here should be assumed vulnerable, although may not have been subject to full analysis.
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