CVE-2017-17864

2017-12-27T17:08:00
ID CVE-2017-17864
Type cve
Reporter cve@mitre.org
Modified 2018-01-13T02:29:00

Description

kernel/bpf/verifier.c in the Linux kernel through 4.14.8 mishandles states_equal comparisons between the pointer data type and the UNKNOWN_VALUE data type, which allows local users to obtain potentially sensitive address information, aka a "pointer leak."