CVE-2017-12192

NameCVE-2017-12192
DescriptionThe keyctl_read_key function in security/keys/keyctl.c in the Key Management subcomponent in the Linux kernel before 4.13.5 does not properly consider that a key may be possessed but negatively instantiated, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (OOPS and system crash) via a crafted KEYCTL_READ operation.
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NVD severitymedium (attack range: local)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
linux (PTS)jessie3.16.56-1+deb8u1fixed
jessie (security)3.16.57-2fixed
stretch4.9.110-1fixed
stretch (security)4.9.110-3+deb9u3fixed
buster4.17.14-1fixed
sid4.17.17-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
linuxsource(unstable)4.13.4-2medium
linuxsourcejessie3.16.51-1medium
linuxsourcestretch4.9.65-1medium
linuxsourcewheezy(not affected)

Notes

[wheezy] - linux <not-affected> (Vulnerable code introduced later)
Fixed by: https://git.kernel.org/linus/37863c43b2c6464f252862bf2e9768264e961678 (4.14-rc3)
Introduced by: https://git.kernel.org/linus/61ea0c0ba904a55f55317d850c1072ff7835ac92 (3.13-rc1)

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