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cve[email protected]CVE-2017-18255
HistoryMar 31, 2018 - 5:29 p.m.

CVE-2017-18255

2018-03-3117:29:00
CWE-190
web.nvd.nist.gov
85
cve-2017-18255
linux kernel
denial of service
integer overflow
nvd
security vulnerability

4.6 Medium

CVSS2

Attack Vector

LOCAL

Attack Complexity

LOW

Authentication

NONE

Confidentiality Impact

PARTIAL

Integrity Impact

PARTIAL

Availability Impact

PARTIAL

AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

7.8 High

CVSS3

Attack Vector

LOCAL

Attack Complexity

LOW

Privileges Required

LOW

User Interaction

NONE

Scope

UNCHANGED

Confidentiality Impact

HIGH

Integrity Impact

HIGH

Availability Impact

HIGH

CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

6.2 Medium

AI Score

Confidence

High

0.0004 Low

EPSS

Percentile

5.1%

The perf_cpu_time_max_percent_handler function in kernel/events/core.c in the Linux kernel before 4.11 allows local users to cause a denial of service (integer overflow) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a large value, as demonstrated by an incorrect sample-rate calculation.

Affected configurations

NVD
Node
linuxlinux_kernelRange<4.11

4.6 Medium

CVSS2

Attack Vector

LOCAL

Attack Complexity

LOW

Authentication

NONE

Confidentiality Impact

PARTIAL

Integrity Impact

PARTIAL

Availability Impact

PARTIAL

AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

7.8 High

CVSS3

Attack Vector

LOCAL

Attack Complexity

LOW

Privileges Required

LOW

User Interaction

NONE

Scope

UNCHANGED

Confidentiality Impact

HIGH

Integrity Impact

HIGH

Availability Impact

HIGH

CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

6.2 Medium

AI Score

Confidence

High

0.0004 Low

EPSS

Percentile

5.1%