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CVE-2016-6156 Detail

Current Description

Race condition in the ec_device_ioctl_xcmd function in drivers/platform/chrome/cros_ec_dev.c in the Linux kernel before 4.7 allows local users to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds array access) by changing a certain size value, aka a "double fetch" vulnerability.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 5.1 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=096cdc6f52225835ff503f987a0d68ef770bb78e Issue Tracking Patch
http://seclists.org/bugtraq/2016/Jul/20 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/91553
https://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=120131 Issue Tracking
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1353490 Issue Tracking
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/096cdc6f52225835ff503f987a0d68ef770bb78e Issue Tracking Patch

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:linux:linux_kernel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
4.6.6


Change History

3 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-6156
NVD Published Date:
08/06/2016
NVD Last Modified:
11/28/2016