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CVE-2016-7795 Detail

Current Description

The manager_invoke_notify_message function in systemd 231 and earlier allows local users to cause a denial of service (assertion failure and PID 1 hang) via a zero-length message received over a notify socket.

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://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-2610.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-2694.html
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/09/28/9 Third Party Advisory
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/09/30/1 Third Party Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/93223 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1037320
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3094-1 Third Party Advisory
https://github.com/systemd/systemd/issues/4234 Exploit Patch Third Party Advisory
https://www.agwa.name/blog/post/how_to_crash_systemd_in_one_tweet Exploit Technical Description Third Party Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-20 Improper Input Validation NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:16.04:*:*:*:lts:*:*:*
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Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:systemd_project:systemd:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
231


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-7795
NVD Published Date:
10/13/2016
NVD Last Modified:
07/27/2017