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CVE-2016-8636 Detail

Current Description

Integer overflow in the mem_check_range function in drivers/infiniband/sw/rxe/rxe_mr.c in the Linux kernel before 4.9.10 allows local users to cause a denial of service (memory corruption), obtain sensitive information from kernel memory, or possibly have unspecified other impact via a write or read request involving the "RDMA protocol over infiniband" (aka Soft RoCE) technology.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.8 HIGH
Vector: AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 5.9
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): High
Integrity (I): High
Availability (A): High

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.2 HIGH
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Low
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=647bf3d8a8e5777319da92af672289b2a6c4dc66 Issue Tracking Patch Third Party Advisory
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v4.x/ChangeLog-4.9.10 Release Notes Vendor Advisory
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2017/02/11/9 Mailing List Patch Third Party Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/96189
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1421981 Issue Tracking Patch
https://eyalitkin.wordpress.com/2017/02/11/cve-publication-cve-2016-8636/ Patch Technical Description Third Party Advisory
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/647bf3d8a8e5777319da92af672289b2a6c4dc66 Issue Tracking Patch Third Party Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Integer Overflow or Wraparound (CWE-190)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.3

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
4.9.9


Change History

2 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-8636
NVD Published Date:
02/22/2017
NVD Last Modified:
02/28/2017