Bug 1564038 (CVE-2017-11089) - CVE-2017-11089 kernel: Out-of-bounds read in nl80211_set_station allows privileged local attacker to cause system crash or possibly code execution
Summary: CVE-2017-11089 kernel: Out-of-bounds read in nl80211_set_station allows privi...
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Status: NEW
Alias: CVE-2017-11089
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
medium
medium
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Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 1565473 1565474 1565475
Blocks: 1564041
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Reported: 2018-04-05 07:49 UTC by Adam Mariš
Modified: 2021-03-23 23:39 UTC (History)
40 users (show)

Fixed In Version: kernel 4.13
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A flaw was found in the netlink 802.11 configuration interface. A local privileged attacker (CAP_NET_ADMIN) could crash the system or possibly execute arbitrary code.
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Description Adam Mariš 2018-04-05 07:49:29 UTC
It was discovered that the netlink 802.11 configuration interface in the
Linux kernel did not properly validate some attributes passed from
userspace. A local attacker with the CAP_NET_ADMIN privilege could use this
to cause a denial of service (system crash) or possibly execute arbitrary
code.

Upstream fix:

https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=8feb69c7bd89513be80eb19198d48f154b254021

Introduced by:

https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=3b1c5a5307fb5277f395efdcf330c064d79df07d


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