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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.

Source:  MITRE
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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 Information Exposure NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.3

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:12.04::~~lts~~~
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 cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:14.04::~~lts~~~
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:15.10
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:16.04::~~lts~~~
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
4.6

Configuration 3 ( hide )
 cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux_enterprise_debuginfo:11.0:sp4
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux_enterprise_desktop:12.0
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux_enterprise_desktop:12.0:sp1
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux_enterprise_live_patching:12.0
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux_enterprise_module_for_public_cloud:12.0
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux_enterprise_real_time_extension:12.0:sp1
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux_enterprise_server:11.0:extra
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux_enterprise_server:11.0:sp4
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux_enterprise_server:12.0
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux_enterprise_server:12.0:sp1
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux_enterprise_software_development_kit:11.0:sp4
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux_enterprise_software_development_kit:12.0
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux_enterprise_software_development_kit:12.0:sp1
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux_enterprise_workstation_extension:12.0
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux_enterprise_workstation_extension:12.0:sp1
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 4 ( hide )
 cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:24
     Show Matching CPE(s)


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