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CVE-2016-8633 Detail

Current Description

drivers/firewire/net.c in the Linux kernel before 4.8.7, in certain unusual hardware configurations, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via crafted fragmented packets.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 6.8 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:P/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=667121ace9dbafb368618dbabcf07901c962ddac Issue Tracking Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v4.x/ChangeLog-4.8.7 Release Notes
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/11/06/1 Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/94149
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:0676
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:1062
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:1170
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:1190
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1391490 Issue Tracking
https://eyalitkin.wordpress.com/2016/11/06/cve-publication-cve-2016-8633/ Third Party Advisory
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/667121ace9dbafb368618dbabcf07901c962ddac Issue Tracking Patch Third Party Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-284 Improper Access Control NIST  
CWE-119 Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer 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)
4.8.6


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-8633
NVD Published Date:
11/27/2016
NVD Last Modified:
05/14/2019