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CVE-2016-3070 Detail

Current Description

The trace_writeback_dirty_page implementation in include/trace/events/writeback.h in the Linux kernel before 4.4 improperly interacts with mm/migrate.c, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and system crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact by triggering a certain page move.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.8 HIGH
Vector: AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H (V3.0 legend)
Impact Score: 5.9
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): High
Availability (A): High

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.6 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=42cb14b110a5698ccf26ce59c4441722605a3743 Issue Tracking Patch
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-2574.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-2584.html
http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3607
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/90518
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3034-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3034-2
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3035-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3035-2
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3035-3
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3036-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3037-1
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1308846 Issue Tracking
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/42cb14b110a5698ccf26ce59c4441722605a3743 Issue Tracking Patch
https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2016-3070 Third Party Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • NULL Pointer Dereference (CWE-476)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:8.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
4.3.6


Change History

4 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-3070
NVD Published Date:
08/06/2016
NVD Last Modified:
01/04/2018