Linux Kernel CVE-2017-7979 Local Denial of Service Vulnerability



The Linux Kernel is prone to a local denial-of-service vulnerability.

A local attacker can exploit this issue to cause a denial-of-service condition.

Linux Kernel 4.11.0 through 4.11-rc7 are vulnerable.

Information

Bugtraq ID: 97969
Class: Failure to Handle Exceptional Conditions
CVE: CVE-2017-7979

Remote: No
Local: Yes
Published: Apr 20 2017 12:00AM
Updated: Apr 24 2017 05:08PM
Credit: Fabian Grünbichler
Vulnerable: Linux kernel 4.11-rc7
Linux kernel 4.11-rc6
Linux kernel 4.11-rc5
Linux kernel 4.11-rc4
Linux kernel 4.11-rc3
Linux kernel 4.11-rc2
Linux kernel 4.11-rc1
Linux kernel 4.11


Not Vulnerable:

Exploit


Currently, we are not aware of any working exploits. If you feel we are in error or if you are aware of more recent information, please mail us at: vuldb@securityfocus.com.


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