Bug 1447734 (CVE-2017-7487) - CVE-2017-7487 kernel: Reference counter leak in ipxitf_ioctl resulting into use after free
Summary: CVE-2017-7487 kernel: Reference counter leak in ipxitf_ioctl resulting into u...
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Alias: CVE-2017-7487
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
low
low
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Keywords: Security
Depends On: 1450417
Blocks: 1447735
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Reported: 2017-05-03 15:33 UTC by Adam Mariš
Modified: 2019-06-08 21:59 UTC (History)
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A reference counter leak in Linux kernel in ipxitf_ioctl function was found which results in a use after free vulnerability that's triggerable from unprivileged userspace when IPX interface is configured.
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Last Closed: 2017-05-12 13:28:36 UTC


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Description Adam Mariš 2017-05-03 15:33:43 UTC
A reference counter leak in ipxitf_ioctl function was found which results into use after free vulnerability that's triggerable from unprivileged userspace when IPX interface is configured.

References:

http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2017/q2/251

https://patchwork.ozlabs.org/patch/757549/

Upstream patch:

https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=ee0d8d8482345ff97a75a7d747efc309f13b0d80

Comment 1 Adam Mariš 2017-05-03 15:33:55 UTC
Acknowledgments:

Name: Li Qiang (Qihoo 360)

Comment 4 Vladis Dronov 2017-05-12 13:20:25 UTC
Created kernel tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1450417]

Comment 6 Eric Christensen 2017-05-16 12:29:42 UTC
Statement:

This issue does not affect the versions of the Linux kernel as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5, 6, 7 and Red Hat Enterprise MRG 2 as the code with the flaw is not shipped with the products listed.


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