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CVE-2015-8785 Detail

Description

The fuse_fill_write_pages function in fs/fuse/file.c in the Linux kernel before 4.4 allows local users to cause a denial of service (infinite loop) via a writev system call that triggers a zero length for the first segment of an iov.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  02/07/2016

Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.2 MEDIUM
Vector: AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 3.6
Exploitability Score: 2.5


Attack Vector (AV): Local
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): None
User Interaction (UI): None
Scope (S): Unchanged
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): High

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.9 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=3ca8138f014a913f98e6ef40e939868e1e9ea876 Vendor Advisory
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-03/msg00094.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-04/msg00015.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-04/msg00045.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-07/msg00005.html Third Party Advisory
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-08/msg00038.html
http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3503
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/01/24/1 Release Notes
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/linuxbulletinjul2016-3090544.html
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/ovmbulletinoct2016-3090547.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/81688
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2886-1
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1290642 Issue Tracking
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/3ca8138f014a913f98e6ef40e939868e1e9ea876

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)

Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2015-8785
NVD Published Date:
02/07/2016
NVD Last Modified:
12/05/2016