CVE-2016-6130 Detail

Current Description

Race condition in the sclp_ctl_ioctl_sccb function in drivers/s390/char/sclp_ctl.c in the Linux kernel before 4.6 allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory by changing a certain length value, aka a "double fetch" vulnerability.


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Severity



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NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  4.7 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/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=532c34b5fbf1687df63b3fcd5b2846312ac943c6
http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3616
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/538803/30/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/91540
https://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=116741
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/532c34b5fbf1687df63b3fcd5b2846312ac943c6 Patch  Vendor Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

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

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-6130
NVD Published Date:
07/03/2016
NVD Last Modified:
11/28/2016
Source:
MITRE