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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2017-6074

The dccp_rcv_state_process function in net/dccp/input.c in the Linux kernel through 4.9.11 mishandles DCCP_PKT_REQUEST packet data structures in the LISTEN state, which allows local users to obtain root privileges or cause a denial of service (double free) via an application that makes an IPV6_RECVPKTINFO setsockopt system call.
Publish Date : 2017-02-18 Last Update Date : 2018-07-19
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
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 415

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
RHSA-2017:0293: kernel security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20170293 unix
RHSA-2017:0294: kernel security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20170294 unix
RHSA-2017:0295: kernel-rt security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20170295 unix
RHSA-2017:0323: kernel security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20170323 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-2017-6074

# 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-2017-6074
REDHAT RHSA-2017:0295
REDHAT RHSA-2017:0294
REDHAT RHSA-2017:0324
REDHAT RHSA-2017:0323
REDHAT RHSA-2017:0316
REDHAT RHSA-2017:0345
REDHAT RHSA-2017:0347
REDHAT RHSA-2017:0293
REDHAT RHSA-2017:0365
REDHAT RHSA-2017:0366
REDHAT RHSA-2017:0403
REDHAT RHSA-2017:0932
REDHAT RHSA-2017:0501
REDHAT RHSA-2017:1209
BID 96310 Linux Kernel CVE-2017-6074 Local Denial of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2017-08-01
REDHAT RHSA-2017:0346
MLIST [oss-security] 20170222 Linux kernel: CVE-2017-6074: DCCP double-free vulnerability (local root) CONFIRM CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2017-6074

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

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