Bug 1517221 - CVE-2017-16939 Kernel: ipsec: xfrm: use-after-free leading to potential privilege escalation [fedora-all]
Summary: CVE-2017-16939 Kernel: ipsec: xfrm: use-after-free leading to potential privi...
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kernel
Version: 27
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Unspecified
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Kernel Maintainer List
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
: 1517284 (view as bug list)
Depends On:
Blocks: CVE-2017-16939
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2017-11-24 10:51 UTC by Prasad J Pandit
Modified: 2017-11-27 15:29 UTC (History)
22 users (show)

Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Release Note
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Last Closed: 2017-11-27 15:29:19 UTC
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Description Prasad J Pandit 2017-11-24 10:51:55 UTC
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Comment 1 Prasad J Pandit 2017-11-24 10:52:11 UTC
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Comment 2 Prasad J Pandit 2017-11-24 12:21:58 UTC
Upstream patch is already pulled into Fedora kernels it seems.

  -> https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/jwboyer/fedora.git/log/?qt=grep&q=ipsec%3A+Fix+aborted&h=f26

Though I wonder how come before upstream kernel 4.14 got out?

Comment 3 Prasad J Pandit 2017-11-24 13:50:50 UTC
*** Bug 1517284 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***

Comment 4 Jeremy Cline 2017-11-27 15:29:19 UTC
Fixed in kernel 4.13.11

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