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The sg_ioctl function in drivers/scsi/sg.c in the Linux kernel before 4.13.4 allows local users to obtain sensitive information from uninitialized kernel heap-memory locations via an SG_GET_REQUEST_TABLE ioctl call for /dev/sg0.

Priority: LOW
CVSS v3: 5.5
Component: linux
Publish Date: Oct 3, 2017
Related ID: --
CVSS v2: Medium
Modified Date: Oct 7, 2017

Find out more about CVE-2017-14991 from the MITRE-CVE dictionary and NIST NVD

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Product Name Status Defect Fixed Downloads
Wind River Linux LTS 17 Fixed LIN10-2178 --
Wind River Linux 8 Fixed LIN8-7943 --
Wind River Linux 9 Fixed LIN9-5517 --
Wind River Linux 7 Fixed -- --
Wind River Linux LTS 21 Not Vulnerable -- -- --
Wind River Linux LTS 18 Not Vulnerable -- -- --
Wind River Linux LTS 19 Not Vulnerable -- -- --
Wind River Linux CD release Not Vulnerable -- -- --
VxWorks 7 Not Vulnerable -- -- --
VxWorks 6.9 Not Vulnerable -- -- --

Related Products

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