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CVE-2016-7795 Detail

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
Description Last Modified:  10/13/2016

Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.5 MEDIUM
Vector: AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 3.6
Exploitability Score: 1.8


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

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.9 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


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

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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

Technical Details

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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