CVE-2017-14497

Source
Severity Medium
Remote No
Type Denial of service
Description
The tpacket_rcv function in net/packet/af_packet.c in the Linux kernel before 4.13 mishandles vnet headers, which might allow local users to cause a denial of service (buffer overflow, and disk and memory corruption) or possibly have unspecified other impact via crafted system calls.
Group Package Affected Fixed Severity Status Ticket
AVG-553 linux 4.14.11-1 High Vulnerable
References
https://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=edbd58be15a957f6a760c4a514cd475217eb97fd
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/edbd58be15a957f6a760c4a514cd475217eb97fd
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2017/09/18/1