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CVE-2015-5157 Detail

Description

arch/x86/entry/entry_64.S in the Linux kernel before 4.1.6 on the x86_64 platform mishandles IRET faults in processing NMIs that occurred during userspace execution, which might allow local users to gain privileges by triggering an NMI.

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=9b6e6a8334d56354853f9c255d1395c2ba570e0a
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-10/msg00009.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-11/msg00035.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-12/msg00026.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-12/msg00031.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-02/msg00013.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-0185.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-0212.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-0224.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-0715.html
http://www.debian.org/security/2015/dsa-3313
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v4.x/ChangeLog-4.1.6 Vendor Advisory
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/07/22/7
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/linuxbulletinapr2016-2952096.html
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/linuxbulletinjan2016-2867209.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/76005
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2687-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2688-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2689-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2690-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2691-1
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/9b6e6a8334d56354853f9c255d1395c2ba570e0a

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Control (CWE-264)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_desktop:6.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_hpc_node:6.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_server:6.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_server_eus:6.7.z:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_workstation:6.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
4.1.5


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2015-5157
NVD Published Date:
08/31/2015
NVD Last Modified:
12/21/2016