CVE-2016-4482 Detail

Current Description

The proc_connectinfo function in drivers/usb/core/devio.c in the Linux kernel through 4.6 does not initialize a certain data structure, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel stack memory via a crafted USBDEVFS_CONNECTINFO ioctl call.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  6.2 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N


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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=681fef8380eb818c0b845fca5d2ab1dcbab114ee Vendor Advisory 
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2016-May/184414.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-06/msg00044.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/2016-08/msg00000.html Third Party Advisory 
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-08/msg00007.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-08/msg00044.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-08/msg00055.html
http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3607
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/05/04/2
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/90029
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3016-1 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3016-2 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3016-3 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3016-4 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3017-1 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3017-2 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3017-3 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3018-1 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3018-2 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3019-1 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3020-1 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3021-1 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3021-2 Third Party Advisory 
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1332931 Issue Tracking 
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/681fef8380eb818c0b845fca5d2ab1dcbab114ee Vendor Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-200 Exposure of Sensitive Information to an Unauthorized Actor cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-4482
NVD Published Date:
05/23/2016
NVD Last Modified:
11/28/2016
Source:
MITRE