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CVE-2016-3672 Detail

Current Description

The arch_pick_mmap_layout function in arch/x86/mm/mmap.c in the Linux kernel through 4.5.2 does not properly randomize the legacy base address, which makes it easier for local users to defeat the intended restrictions on the ADDR_NO_RANDOMIZE flag, and bypass the ASLR protection mechanism for a setuid or setgid program, by disabling stack-consumption resource limits.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



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=8b8addf891de8a00e4d39fc32f93f7c5eb8feceb
http://hmarco.org/bugs/CVE-2016-3672-Unlimiting-the-stack-not-longer-dis
http://hmarco.org/bugs/CVE-2016-3672-Unlimiting-the-stack-not-longer-disables-ASLR.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2016-April/182524.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-06/msg00044.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-06/msg00054.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/msg00044.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-08/msg00055.html
http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2016/Apr/26
http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3607
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/537996/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/85884
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1035506
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2989-1 Third Party Advisory
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-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
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:0676
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:1062
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1324749 Issue Tracking
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/8b8addf891de8a00e4d39fc32f93f7c5eb8feceb Patch Vendor Advisory
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/39669/

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-254 7PK - Security Features NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:12.04:*:*:*:lts:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:14.04:*:*:*:lts:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:15.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:novell:suse_linux_enterprise_desktop:12.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:novell:suse_linux_enterprise_live_patching:12.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:novell:suse_linux_enterprise_module_for_public_cloud:12.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:novell:suse_linux_enterprise_real_time_extension:12.0:sp1:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:novell:suse_linux_enterprise_server:12.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:novell:suse_linux_enterprise_software_development_kit:12.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:novell:suse_linux_enterprise_workstation_extension:12.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 3 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
4.5.2


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-3672
NVD Published Date:
04/27/2016
NVD Last Modified:
10/09/2018