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.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  4.6 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:P/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-2605.html Third Party Advisory 
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 
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 
https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/utils/util-linux/util-linux.git/commit/?id=7164a1c3 Patch  Vendor Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
NVD-CWE-noinfo Insufficient Information cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-5011
NVD Published Date:
04/11/2017
NVD Last Modified:
09/11/2020
Source:
Red Hat, Inc.