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CVE-2016-7118 Detail

Current Description

fs/fcntl.c in the "aufs 3.2.x+setfl-debian" patch in the linux-image package 3.2.0-4 (kernel 3.2.81-1) in Debian wheezy mishandles F_SETFL fcntl calls on directories, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and system crash) via standard filesystem operations, as demonstrated by scp from an AUFS filesystem.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 5.5 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2016/q3/395
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/08/31/3 Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/92697

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-476 NULL Pointer Dereference NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-7118
NVD Published Date:
08/31/2016
NVD Last Modified:
11/28/2016