CVE-2017-10661

NameCVE-2017-10661
DescriptionRace condition in fs/timerfd.c in the Linux kernel before 4.10.15 allows local users to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (list corruption or use-after-free) via simultaneous file-descriptor operations that leverage improper might_cancel queueing.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-1099-1
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
linux (PTS)wheezy3.2.78-1vulnerable
wheezy (security)3.2.93-1fixed
jessie3.16.43-2+deb8u2vulnerable
jessie (security)3.16.43-2+deb8u5fixed
stretch4.9.30-2+deb9u2fixed
stretch (security)4.9.30-2+deb9u5fixed
buster4.12.12-2fixed
sid4.12.13-1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
linuxsource(unstable)4.9.30-1high
linuxsourcejessie3.16.43-2+deb8u5high
linuxsourcewheezy3.2.93-1highDLA-1099-1

Notes

Fixed by: https://git.kernel.org/linus/1e38da300e1e395a15048b0af1e5305bd91402f6 (v4.11-rc1)

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