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CVE-2016-5011 Detail

Current Description

The parse_dos_extended function in partitions/dos.c in the libblkid library in util-linux allows physically proximate attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via a crafted MSDOS partition table with an extended partition boot record at zero offset.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  04/11/2017
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.3 MEDIUM
Vector: AV:P/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 3.6
Exploitability Score: 0.7


Attack Vector (AV): Physical
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): None
User Interaction (UI): Required
Scope (S): Unchanged
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): High

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.7 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.4


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-2605.html Third Party Advisory
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/07/11/2 Mailing List Patch Third Party Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/91683 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1036272 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=isg3T1024543 Third Party Advisory
http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=nas8N1021801 Third Party Advisory
https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/utils/util-linux/util-linux.git/commit/?id=7164a1c3 Patch

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:util-linux_project:util-linux:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_desktop:7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_hpc_node:7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_server:7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_workstation:7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Configuration 3 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:ibm:powerkvm:2.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:ibm:powerkvm:3.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Configuration 4 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:ibm:power_hardware_management_console:8.8.6.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-5011
NVD Published Date:
04/11/2017
NVD Last Modified:
04/17/2017