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CVE-2016-4486 Detail

Description

The rtnl_fill_link_ifmap function in net/core/rtnetlink.c in the Linux kernel before 4.5.5 does not initialize a certain data structure, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel stack memory by reading a Netlink message.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  05/23/2016

Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 3.3 LOW
Vector: AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 1.4
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): Low
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): None

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 2.1 LOW
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=5f8e44741f9f216e33736ea4ec65ca9ac03036e6
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/msg00038.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.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v4.x/ChangeLog-4.5.5
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/05/04/27
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/90051
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
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3005-1 Third Party Advisory
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3006-1 Third Party Advisory
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3007-1 Third Party Advisory
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1333316 Issue Tracking Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/5f8e44741f9f216e33736ea4ec65ca9ac03036e6 Vendor Advisory
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/46006/

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Information Leak / Disclosure (CWE-200)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:o:novell:suse_linux_enterprise_debuginfo:11.0:sp4:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:novell:suse_linux_enterprise_desktop:12.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:novell:suse_linux_enterprise_desktop:12.0:sp1:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:novell:suse_linux_enterprise_live_patching:12.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:novell:suse_linux_enterprise_module_for_public_cloud:12.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:novell:suse_linux_enterprise_real_time_extension:12.0:sp1:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:novell:suse_linux_enterprise_server:11.0:extra:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:novell:suse_linux_enterprise_server:11.0:sp4:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:novell:suse_linux_enterprise_server:12.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:novell:suse_linux_enterprise_server:12.0:sp1:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:novell:suse_linux_enterprise_software_development_kit:11.0:sp4:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:novell:suse_linux_enterprise_software_development_kit:12.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:novell:suse_linux_enterprise_software_development_kit:12.0:sp1:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:novell:suse_linux_enterprise_workstation_extension:12.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:novell:suse_linux_enterprise_workstation_extension:12.0:sp1:*:*:*:*:*:*
Configuration 2
OR
cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:12.04:*:*:*:lts:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:14.04:*:*:*:lts:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:15.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:16.04:*:*:*:lts:*:*:*
Configuration 3
OR
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*    versions up to (including) 4.5.4

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-4486
NVD Published Date:
05/23/2016
NVD Last Modified:
12/20/2018