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CVE-2015-4036 Detail

Description

Array index error in the tcm_vhost_make_tpg function in drivers/vhost/scsi.c in the Linux kernel before 4.0 might allow guest OS users to cause a denial of service (memory corruption) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted VHOST_SCSI_SET_ENDPOINT ioctl call. NOTE: the affected function was renamed to vhost_scsi_make_tpg before the vulnerability was announced.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  08/31/2015

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.2 HIGH
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): Complete
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=59c816c1f24df0204e01851431d3bab3eb76719c
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-07/msg00049.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-08/msg00011.html
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/05/13/4 Exploit
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/74664
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1033729
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2633-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2634-1
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1189864
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/59c816c1f24df0204e01851431d3bab3eb76719c

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
3.18.0


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2015-4036
NVD Published Date:
08/31/2015
NVD Last Modified:
12/21/2016