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CVE-2017-6001

CVE information

Published

5 years ago

Last Modified

4 years ago

CVSSv2.0 Severity

High

CVSSv3.1 Severity

High

Impact Analysis

Description

Race condition in kernel/events/core.c in the Linux kernel before 4.9.7 allows local users to gain privileges via a crafted application that makes concurrent perf_event_open system calls for moving a software group into a hardware context. NOTE: this vulnerability exists because of an incomplete fix for CVE-2016-6786..

CVSSv2.0 Score

Severity
High
Base Score
7.6/10
Exploit Score
4.9/10
Access Vector
Network
Access Complexity
High
Authentication Required
None
Impact Score
10/10
Confidentiality Impact
Complete
Availability Impact
Complete
Integrity Impact
Complete

CVSSv3.1 Score

Severity
High
Base Score
7/10
Exploit Score
1/10
Access Vector
Local
Access Complexity
High
Privileges Required
None
Impact Score
5.9/10
Confidentiality Impact
High
Availability Impact
High
Integrity Impact
High
Scope
Unchanged
User Interaction
Required

Products Affected

CPE Affected Vulnerable Excluding Edit
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
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