CVE-2016-5244 Detail

Current Description

The rds_inc_info_copy function in net/rds/recv.c in the Linux kernel through 4.6.3 does not initialize a certain structure member, which allows remote attackers to obtain sensitive information from kernel stack memory by reading an RDS message.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  7.5 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/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=4116def2337991b39919f3b448326e21c40e0dbb Patch 
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-06/msg00044.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-06/msg00052.html Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-06/msg00054.html Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-08/msg00000.html Mailing List  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/2016/06/03/5 Mailing List  Technical Description 
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/security-advisory/cpuoct2018-4428296.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/91021
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1041895
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3070-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3070-2
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3070-3
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3070-4
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3071-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3071-2
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3072-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3072-2
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1343337 Issue Tracking 
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/4116def2337991b39919f3b448326e21c40e0dbb Patch 
https://patchwork.ozlabs.org/patch/629110/ Patch 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-200 Exposure of Sensitive Information to an Unauthorized Actor cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-5244
NVD Published Date:
06/27/2016
NVD Last Modified:
04/22/2019
Source:
MITRE