Bug 1553371 (CVE-2017-18222) - CVE-2017-18222 kernel: Memory corruption in ethtool_get_strings function in hns driver
Summary: CVE-2017-18222 kernel: Memory corruption in ethtool_get_strings function in h...
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Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Alias: CVE-2017-18222
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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low
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Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 1553373
Blocks: 1553374
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Reported: 2018-03-08 18:26 UTC by Pedro Sampaio
Modified: 2021-02-17 00:39 UTC (History)
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In the Linux kernel, Hisilicon Network Subsystem (HNS) does not consider the ETH_SS_PRIV_FLAGS case when retrieving sset_count data. This allows local users to cause a denial of service (buffer overflow and memory corruption) or possibly have unspecified other impacts.
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Last Closed: 2018-03-20 09:46:52 UTC


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Description Pedro Sampaio 2018-03-08 18:26:13 UTC
In the Linux kernel, Hisilicon Network Subsystem (HNS) does not consider the ETH_SS_PRIV_FLAGS case when retrieving sset_count data, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (buffer overflow and memory corruption) or possibly have unspecified other impact.

An upstream patch:

https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=412b65d15a7f8a93794653968308fc100f2aa87c

Comment 1 Pedro Sampaio 2018-03-08 18:27:01 UTC
Created kernel tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1553373]

Comment 2 Justin M. Forbes 2018-03-08 18:56:54 UTC
This was fixed for Fedora with the 4.12 kernels


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