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HistoryJan 25, 2018 - 12:00 a.m.

K43339432 : Linux kernel vulnerability CVE-2017-17449

2018-01-2500:00:00
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AI Score

5.8

Confidence

High

EPSS

0

Percentile

10.1%

Security Advisory Description

The __netlink_deliver_tap_skb function in net/netlink/af_netlink.c in the Linux kernel through 4.14.4, when CONFIG_NLMON is enabled, does not restrict observations of Netlink messages to a single net namespace, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information by leveraging the CAP_NET_ADMIN capability to sniff an nlmon interface for all Netlink activity on the system. (CVE-2017-17449)

Impact

There is no impact; F5 products are not affected by this vulnerability.