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CVE-2015-8830 Detail

Current Description

Integer overflow in the aio_setup_single_vector function in fs/aio.c in the Linux kernel 4.0 allows local users to cause a denial of service or possibly have unspecified other impact via a large AIO iovec. NOTE: this vulnerability exists because of a CVE-2012-6701 regression.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 7.8 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=4c185ce06dca14f5cea192f5a2c981ef50663f2b Vendor Advisory
http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=c4f4b82694fe48b02f7a881a1797131a6dad1364
http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3503
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/03/02/9
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2968-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2968-2
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2969-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2970-1
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:1854
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:3083
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:3096
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1314275
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/4c185ce06dca14f5cea192f5a2c981ef50663f2b Vendor Advisory
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/c4f4b82694fe48b02f7a881a1797131a6dad1364 Vendor Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
NVD-CWE-Other Other NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:4.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2015-8830
NVD Published Date:
05/02/2016
NVD Last Modified:
10/31/2018