Bug 1487126 (CVE-2017-14051) - CVE-2017-14051 kernel: Integer overflow in the qla2x00_sysfs_write_optrom_ctl function
Summary: CVE-2017-14051 kernel: Integer overflow in the qla2x00_sysfs_write_optrom_ctl...
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Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Alias: CVE-2017-14051
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
medium
medium
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 1487127 1487660
Blocks: 1487133
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Reported: 2017-08-31 09:51 UTC by Adam Mariš
Modified: 2021-02-17 01:39 UTC (History)
49 users (show)

Fixed In Version: kernel 4.13
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
An integer overflow was discovered in the qla2x00_sysfs_write_optrom_ctl function in drivers/scsi/qla2xxx/qla_attr.c in the Linux kernel through 4.12.10. This flaw allows local users to cause a denial of service (memory corruption and system crash) by leveraging root access.
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Last Closed: 2017-09-01 14:13:59 UTC


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Description Adam Mariš 2017-08-31 09:51:22 UTC
An integer overflow in the qla2x00_sysfs_write_optrom_ctl function in drivers/scsi/qla2xxx/qla_attr.c in the Linux kernel through 4.12.10 allows local users to cause a denial of service (memory corruption and system crash) by leveraging root access.

References:

https://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=194061

https://marc.info/?t=150409582700003&r=1&w=2

https://marc.info/?t=150409994400005&r=1&w=2

Suggested upstream patch:

https://patchwork.kernel.org/patch/9929625/

Comment 1 Adam Mariš 2017-08-31 09:52:22 UTC
Created kernel tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1487127]

Comment 4 Vladis Dronov 2017-09-01 14:13:59 UTC
Statement:

This issue affects the versions of the Linux kernel as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5, 6, 7 and Red Hat Enterprise MRG 2. This flaw is not planned to be addressed in future releases of the products listed as the flaw is not exploitable by a non-privileged user.


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