CVE-2017-7616

NameCVE-2017-7616
DescriptionIncorrect error handling in the set_mempolicy and mbind compat syscalls in mm/mempolicy.c in the Linux kernel through 4.10.9 allows local users to obtain sensitive information from uninitialized stack data by triggering failure of a certain bitmap operation.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitylow (attack range: local)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
linux (PTS)wheezy3.2.78-1vulnerable
wheezy (security)3.2.86-1vulnerable
jessie3.16.39-1vulnerable
jessie (security)3.16.39-1+deb8u2vulnerable
stretch, sid4.9.18-1vulnerable

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
linuxsource(unstable)(unfixed)low

Notes

[jessie] - linux <no-dsa> (Will be fixed in point release)
Fixed by: https://git.kernel.org/linus/cf01fb9985e8deb25ccf0ea54d916b8871ae0e62 (4.11-rc6)
https://grsecurity.net/the_infoleak_that_mostly_wasnt.php

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