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CVE-2015-8962 Detail

Current Description

Double free vulnerability in the sg_common_write function in drivers/scsi/sg.c in the Linux kernel before 4.4 allows local users to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (memory corruption and system crash) by detaching a device during an SG_IO ioctl call.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 7.3 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:R/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=f3951a3709ff50990bf3e188c27d346792103432 Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/94187
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/f3951a3709ff50990bf3e188c27d346792103432 Patch Vendor Advisory
https://source.android.com/security/bulletin/2016-11-01.html

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-415 Double Free NIST  

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)
4.3.6


Change History

4 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2015-8962
NVD Published Date:
11/16/2016
NVD Last Modified:
01/17/2017