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CVE-2016-2383 Detail

Current Description

The adjust_branches function in kernel/bpf/verifier.c in the Linux kernel before 4.5 does not consider the delta in the backward-jump case, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory by creating a packet filter and then loading crafted BPF instructions.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.5 MEDIUM
Vector: AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 3.6
Exploitability Score: 1.8


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

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 2.1 LOW
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=a1b14d27ed0965838350f1377ff97c93ee383492 Vendor Advisory
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-04/msg00015.html
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/02/14/1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2947-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2947-2
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2947-3
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1308452
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/a1b14d27ed0965838350f1377ff97c93ee383492 Vendor Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Information Leak / Disclosure (CWE-200)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:*:rc7:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
4.5.0


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-2383
NVD Published Date:
04/27/2016
NVD Last Modified:
12/02/2016