Bug 1530269 (CVE-2017-17852) - CVE-2017-17852 kernel: bpf/verifier.c allows local users to cause a denial of service by leveraging mishandling of 32-bit ALU ops
Summary: CVE-2017-17852 kernel: bpf/verifier.c allows local users to cause a denial of...
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Alias: CVE-2017-17852
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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Keywords: Security
Depends On: 1530279 1530282
Blocks: 1528364
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2018-01-02 12:29 UTC by Adam Mariš
Modified: 2019-06-08 03:35 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2019-06-08 03:35:59 UTC


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Description Adam Mariš 2018-01-02 12:29:47 UTC
kernel/bpf/verifier.c in the Linux kernel through 4.14.8 allows local users to cause a denial of service (memory corruption) or possibly have unspecified other impact by leveraging mishandling of 32-bit ALU ops.

Upstream patch:

https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=468f6eafa6c44cb2c5d8aad35e12f06c240a812a

References:

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2017/12/21/2

Comment 1 Adam Mariš 2018-01-02 12:41:40 UTC
Created kernel tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1530279]

Comment 4 Prasad J Pandit 2018-01-18 05:29:23 UTC
Statement:

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


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