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CVE-2016-5195 Detail

Current Description

Race condition in mm/gup.c in the Linux kernel 2.x through 4.x before 4.8.3 allows local users to gain privileges by leveraging incorrect handling of a copy-on-write (COW) feature to write to a read-only memory mapping, as exploited in the wild in October 2016, aka "Dirty COW."

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 7.8 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=19be0eaffa3ac7d8eb6784ad9bdbc7d67ed8e619 Issue Tracking Patch Vendor Advisory
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-2098.html Third Party Advisory
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-2105.html Third Party Advisory
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-2106.html Third Party Advisory
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-2107.html Third Party Advisory
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-2110.html Third Party Advisory
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-2118.html Third Party Advisory
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-2120.html Third Party Advisory
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-2124.html Third Party Advisory
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-2126.html Third Party Advisory
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-2127.html Third Party Advisory
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-2128.html Third Party Advisory
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-2132.html Third Party Advisory
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-2133.html Third Party Advisory
http://securityadvisories.paloaltonetworks.com/Home/Detail/73 Third Party Advisory
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v4.x/ChangeLog-4.8.3 Release Notes Vendor Advisory
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/10/26/7 Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/security-advisory/cpujul2018-4258247.html Patch Third Party Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/93793 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1037078 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:0372 Third Party Advisory
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2016-5195 Third Party Advisory
https://access.redhat.com/security/vulnerabilities/2706661 Third Party Advisory
https://bto.bluecoat.com/security-advisory/sa134 Third Party Advisory
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1384344 Issue Tracking Third Party Advisory
https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1004418 Issue Tracking Third Party Advisory
https://dirtycow.ninja Third Party Advisory
https://github.com/dirtycow/dirtycow.github.io/wiki/PoCs Third Party Advisory
https://github.com/dirtycow/dirtycow.github.io/wiki/VulnerabilityDetails Third Party Advisory
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/19be0eaffa3ac7d8eb6784ad9bdbc7d67ed8e619 Issue Tracking Patch Third Party Advisory
https://h20566.www2.hpe.com/hpsc/doc/public/display?docLocale=en_US&docId=emr_na-hpesbgn03707en_us Third Party Advisory
https://h20566.www2.hpe.com/hpsc/doc/public/display?docLocale=en_US&docId=emr_na-hpesbgn03722en_us Third Party Advisory
https://h20566.www2.hpe.com/hpsc/doc/public/display?docLocale=en_US&docId=emr_na-hpesbgn03742en_us Third Party Advisory
https://h20566.www2.hpe.com/hpsc/doc/public/display?docLocale=en_US&docId=emr_na-hpesbgn03761en_us Third Party Advisory
https://h20566.www2.hpe.com/portal/site/hpsc/public/kb/docDisplay?docId=emr_na-c05341463 Third Party Advisory
https://h20566.www2.hpe.com/portal/site/hpsc/public/kb/docDisplay?docId=emr_na-c05347541 Third Party Advisory
https://h20566.www2.hpe.com/portal/site/hpsc/public/kb/docDisplay?docId=emr_na-c05352241 Third Party Advisory
https://help.ecostruxureit.com/display/public/UADCO8x/StruxureWare+Data+Center+Operation+Software+Vulnerability+Fixes Third Party Advisory
https://kc.mcafee.com/corporate/index?page=content&id=SB10176 Third Party Advisory
https://people.canonical.com/~ubuntu-security/cve/2016/CVE-2016-5195.html Third Party Advisory
https://security.netapp.com/advisory/ntap-20161025-0001/ Third Party Advisory
https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2016-5195 Issue Tracking Third Party Advisory
https://source.android.com/security/bulletin/2016-11-01.html Third Party Advisory
https://source.android.com/security/bulletin/2016-12-01.html Third Party Advisory
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/40611/ Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/40616/ Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/40839/ Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/40847/ Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/243144 Third Party Advisory US Government Resource

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-362 Concurrent Execution using Shared Resource with Improper Synchronization ('Race Condition') NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_core:15.04:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:12.04:*:*:*:lts:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:16.04:*:*:*:lts:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
From (including)
2.0.0
Up to (excluding)
4.8.3

Configuration 3 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:6.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_aus:6.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_aus:6.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_aus:6.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_eus:6.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_eus:6.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_eus:7.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_long_life:5.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_long_life:5.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_tus:6.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 4 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:8.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-5195
NVD Published Date:
11/10/2016
NVD Last Modified:
04/22/2019