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CVE-2016-2847 Detail

Description

fs/pipe.c in the Linux kernel before 4.5 does not limit the amount of unread data in pipes, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) by creating many pipes with non-default sizes.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  04/27/2016

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

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=759c01142a5d0f364a462346168a56de28a80f52 Patch Vendor Advisory
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-05/msg00060.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-06/msg00052.html Third Party Advisory
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-06/msg00054.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/2016-06/msg00059.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/msg00038.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-2574.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-2584.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017-0217.html
http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3503
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/03/01/3 Patch
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/83870
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2946-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2946-2
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2947-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2947-2
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2947-3
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2948-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2948-2
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2949-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2967-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2967-2
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1313428 Issue Tracking
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/759c01142a5d0f364a462346168a56de28a80f52

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)

Change History

11 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-2847
NVD Published Date:
04/27/2016
NVD Last Modified:
01/04/2018