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CVE-2016-7915 Detail

Current Description

The hid_input_field function in drivers/hid/hid-core.c in the Linux kernel before 4.6 allows physically proximate attackers to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory or cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds read) by connecting a device, as demonstrated by a Logitech DJ receiver.

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:N/UI:R/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=50220dead1650609206efe91f0cc116132d59b3f Issue Tracking Patch Third Party Advisory
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-2574.html
http://source.android.com/security/bulletin/2016-11-01.html Third Party Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/94138 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/50220dead1650609206efe91f0cc116132d59b3f Issue Tracking Patch Third Party Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-125 Out-of-bounds Read 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)
4.5.7


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-7915
NVD Published Date:
11/16/2016
NVD Last Modified:
01/04/2018