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CVE-2016-8633 Detail

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
Description Last Modified:  11/27/2016

Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.8 MEDIUM
Vector: AV:P/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 5.9
Exploitability Score: 0.9


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

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.2 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 1.9


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

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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

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

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