CVE-2016-1583 Detail

Current Description

The ecryptfs_privileged_open function in fs/ecryptfs/kthread.c in the Linux kernel before 4.6.3 allows local users to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (stack memory consumption) via vectors involving crafted mmap calls for /proc pathnames, leading to recursive pagefault handling.


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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=2f36db71009304b3f0b95afacd8eba1f9f046b87 Vendor Advisory 
http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=f5364c150aa645b3d7daa21b5c0b9feaa1c9cd6d Vendor Advisory 
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-06/msg00027.html Third Party Advisory 
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-06/msg00044.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-06/msg00052.html Third Party Advisory 
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-06/msg00056.html Third Party Advisory 
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-08/msg00000.html Third Party Advisory 
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-08/msg00003.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-08/msg00007.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-08/msg00008.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-08/msg00009.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-08/msg00014.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-08/msg00016.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-08/msg00018.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-08/msg00019.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-08/msg00020.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-08/msg00021.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-08/msg00022.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-08/msg00026.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-08/msg00044.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-08/msg00055.html
http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/137560/Linux-ecryptfs-Stack-Overflow.html Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-2124.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-2766.html
http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3607
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/06/10/8 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/06/22/1 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/91157
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1036763
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2996-1 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2997-1 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2998-1 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2999-1 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3000-1 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3001-1 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3002-1 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3003-1 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3004-1 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3005-1 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3006-1 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3007-1 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3008-1 Third Party Advisory 
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:2760
https://bugs.chromium.org/p/project-zero/issues/detail?id=836
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1344721 Issue Tracking  VDB Entry 
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/2f36db71009304b3f0b95afacd8eba1f9f046b87 Vendor Advisory 
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/f0fe970df3838c202ef6c07a4c2b36838ef0a88b
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/f5364c150aa645b3d7daa21b5c0b9feaa1c9cd6d Vendor Advisory 
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/39992/ Exploit  Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
https://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v4.x/ChangeLog-4.6.3 Release Notes 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-119 Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-1583
NVD Published Date:
06/27/2016
NVD Last Modified:
12/06/2018
Source:
Canonical Ltd.