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CVE-2016-5728 Detail

Current Description

Race condition in the vop_ioctl function in drivers/misc/mic/vop/vop_vringh.c in the MIC VOP driver in the Linux kernel before 4.6.1 allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory or cause a denial of service (memory corruption and system crash) by changing a certain header, aka a "double fetch" vulnerability.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.3 MEDIUM
Vector: AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:H (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 5.2
Exploitability Score: 1.0


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

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.4 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 7.8
Exploitability Subscore: 3.4


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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=9bf292bfca94694a721449e3fd752493856710f6 Vendor Advisory
http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3616
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v4.x/ChangeLog-4.6.1
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/538802/30/0/threaded
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
https://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=116651
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/9bf292bfca94694a721449e3fd752493856710f6 Vendor Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:8.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
4.6


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-5728
NVD Published Date:
06/27/2016
NVD Last Modified:
11/28/2016