Bug 1462153 (CVE-2017-1000370) - CVE-2017-1000370 kernel: offset2lib patch protection bypass
Summary: CVE-2017-1000370 kernel: offset2lib patch protection bypass
Alias: CVE-2017-1000370
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 1462828
Blocks: 1473653
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2017-06-16 10:37 UTC by Andrej Nemec
Modified: 2021-02-17 02:01 UTC (History)
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The offset2lib patch as used in the i686 32-bit Linux kernel contains a vulnerability that allows a PIE binary to be execve()'ed with 1GB of arguments or environmental strings. the stack occupies the address 0x80000000 and the PIE binary is mapped above 0x40000000 nullifying the protection of the offset2lib patch.
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Last Closed: 2019-06-08 03:15:00 UTC

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Description Andrej Nemec 2017-06-16 10:37:46 UTC
A flaw was found in the Linux kernel where execution of a PIE binary could allow for an attacker to corrupt memory or match priviledges of accessible setuid binaries on a system.

This is a different issue than  CVE-2017-1000371

Comment 1 Andrej Nemec 2017-06-16 10:37:57 UTC

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Comment 2 Andrej Nemec 2017-06-16 10:38:45 UTC
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Comment 3 Petr Matousek 2017-06-19 16:08:27 UTC
Created kernel tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1462828]

Comment 6 Wade Mealing 2017-09-14 08:09:05 UTC

This issue does not affect the Linux kernel packages as shipped with Red Hat
Enterprise Linux 7 and MRG-2 as the i686 architecture is not supported by
this kernel.

This issue affects the Linux kernel packages as shipped with Red Hat
Enterprise Linux 5 and 6. At this time there is no plan to release an
update to fix this issue.

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