Vulnerability Name:

CVE-2017-5970

Assigned:2017-02-12
Published:2017-02-04
Updated:2018-01-04
Summary:The ipv4_pktinfo_prepare function in net/ipv4/ip_sockglue.c in the Linux kernel through 4.9.9 allows attackers to cause a denial of service (system crash) via (1) an application that makes crafted system calls or possibly (2) IPv4 traffic with invalid IP options.
CVSS v3 Severity:7.5 High (CVSS v3 Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H)
6.5 Medium (Temporal CVSS v3 Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C)
Exploitability Metrics:Attack Vector (AV): Network
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): None
User Interaction (UI): None
Scope:Scope (S): Unchanged
Impact Metrics:Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availibility (A): High
7.5 High (CCN CVSS v3 Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H)
6.5 Medium (CCN Temporal CVSS v3 Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C)
Exploitability Metrics:Attack Vector (AV): Network
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): None
User Interaction (UI): None
Scope:Scope (S): Unchanged
Impact Metrics:Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availibility (A): High
7.5 High (REDHAT CVSS v3 Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)
6.5 Medium (REDHAT Temporal CVSS v3 Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C)
Exploitability Metrics:Attack Vector (AV): Network
Attack Complexity (AC): High
Privileges Required (PR): Low
User Interaction (UI): None
Scope:Scope (S): Unchanged
Impact Metrics:Confidentiality (C): High
Integrity (I): High
Availibility (A): High
CVSS v2 Severity:5.0 Medium (CVSS v2 Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Exploitability Metrics:Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (Au): None
Impact Metrics:Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availibility (A): Partial
7.8 High (CCN CVSS v2 Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Exploitability Metrics:Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Athentication (Au): None
Impact Metrics:Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availibility (A): Complete
Vulnerability Type:CWE-284
CWE-476
References:Source: CONFIRM
Type: PATCH
http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=34b2cef20f19c87999fff3da4071e66937db9644

Source: DEBIAN
Type: UNKNOWN
DSA-3791

Source: MLIST
Type: VENDOR_ADVISORY
[oss-security] 20170212 Fwd: [scr293903] Linux kernel - upstream

Source: BID
Type: UNKNOWN
96233

Source: REDHAT
Type: UNKNOWN
RHSA-2017:1842

Source: REDHAT
Type: UNKNOWN
RHSA-2017:2077

Source: REDHAT
Type: UNKNOWN
RHSA-2017:2669

Source: CONFIRM
Type: PATCH
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1421638

Source: XF
Type: UNKNOWN
linux-kernel-cve20175970-dos(122003)

Source: CONFIRM
Type: VENDOR_ADVISORY
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/34b2cef20f19c87999fff3da4071e66937db9644

Source: CONFIRM
Type: VENDOR_ADVISORY
https://patchwork.ozlabs.org/patch/724136/

Source: CONFIRM
Type: UNKNOWN
https://source.android.com/security/bulletin/2017-07-01

Vulnerable Configuration:Configuration 1:
  • cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:4.9.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

  • Configuration RedHat 1:
  • cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

  • Configuration RedHat 2:
  • cpe:/a:redhat:rhel_extras_rt:7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

  • Configuration CCN 1:
  • cpe:/a:accelatech:bizsearch:3.2:-:*:*:*:linux_kernel:*:*

  • Denotes that component is vulnerable
    Oval Definitions
    Definition IDClassTitleLast Modified
    oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20175970
    V
    CVE-2017-5970
    2018-01-23
    oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20171842
    P
    RHSA-2017:1842: kernel security, bug fix, and enhancement update (Important)
    2017-08-01
    oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20172077
    P
    RHSA-2017:2077: kernel-rt security, bug fix, and enhancement update (Important)
    2017-08-01
    oval:org.cisecurity:def:1938
    P
    DSA-3791-1 -- linux -- security update
    2017-03-10
    oval:com.ubuntu.xenial:def:20175970000
    V
    CVE-2017-5970 on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (xenial) - medium.
    2017-02-14
    oval:com.ubuntu.precise:def:20175970000
    V
    CVE-2017-5970 on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (precise) - medium.
    2017-02-14
    oval:com.ubuntu.trusty:def:20175970000
    V
    CVE-2017-5970 on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (trusty) - medium.
    2017-02-14
    BACK
    linux linux_kernel 4.9.9
    redhat enterprise_linux 7
    redhat rhel_extras_rt 7