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CVE-2016-3695 Detail

Current Description

The einj_error_inject function in drivers/acpi/apei/einj.c in the Linux kernel allows local users to simulate hardware errors and consequently cause a denial of service by leveraging failure to disable APEI error injection through EINJ when securelevel is set.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  12/29/2017      View Analysis Description

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-3695
Original release date:
12/29/2017
Last revised:
01/10/2018
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 3.0):
CVSS v3 Base Score:
5.5 Medium
Vector:
CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H (legend)
Impact Score:
3.6
Exploitability Score:
1.8
CVSS Version 3 Metrics:
Attack Vector (AV):
Local
Attack Complexity (AC):
Low
Privileges Required (PR):
Low
User Interaction (UI):
None
Scope (S):
Unchanged
Confidentiality (C):
None
Integrity (I):
None
Availability (A):
High
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
2.1 LOW
Vector:
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
2.9
Exploitability Subscore:
3.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Locally exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/102327 Third Party Advisory; VDB Entry External Source BID 102327
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1322755 Issue Tracking; Third Party Advisory External Source CONFIRM https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1322755
https://github.com/mjg59/linux/commit/d7a6be58edc01b1c66ecd8fcc91236bfbce0a420 Issue Tracking; Patch; Third Party Advisory External Source CONFIRM https://github.com/mjg59/linux/commit/d7a6be58edc01b1c66ecd8fcc91236bfbce0a420

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
Configuration 2
OR
cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Denotes Vulnerable Software
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