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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2017-6214

The tcp_splice_read function in net/ipv4/tcp.c in the Linux kernel before 4.9.11 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop and soft lockup) via vectors involving a TCP packet with the URG flag.
Publish Date : 2017-02-23 Last Update Date : 2019-10-03
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
5.0
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of Service
CWE ID 835

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
RHSA-2017:1372: kernel security and bug fix update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20171372 unix
RHSA-2017:1615: kernel security and bug fix update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20171615 unix
RHSA-2017:1616: kernel-rt security and bug fix update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20171616 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2017-6214

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Linux Linux Kernel * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Linux Linux Kernel 1

- References For CVE-2017-6214

https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/ccf7abb93af09ad0868ae9033d1ca8108bdaec82 CONFIRM
http://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-3804
DEBIAN DSA-3804
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:1647
REDHAT RHSA-2017:1647
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:1372
REDHAT RHSA-2017:1372
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:1615
REDHAT RHSA-2017:1615
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1037897
SECTRACK 1037897
https://source.android.com/security/bulletin/2017-09-01 CONFIRM
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:1616
REDHAT RHSA-2017:1616
http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=ccf7abb93af09ad0868ae9033d1ca8108bdaec82 CONFIRM
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v4.x/ChangeLog-4.9.11 CONFIRM
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/96421
BID 96421 Linux Kernel CVE-2017-6214 Remote Denial of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2017-08-03

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2017-6214

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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