CVE-2016-8645 Detail

Current Description

The TCP stack in the Linux kernel before 4.8.10 mishandles skb truncation, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (system crash) via a crafted application that makes sendto system calls, related to net/ipv4/tcp_ipv4.c and net/ipv6/tcp_ipv6.c.


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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:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=ac6e780070e30e4c35bd395acfe9191e6268bdd3 Issue Tracking  Patch  Vendor Advisory 
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v4.x/ChangeLog-4.8.10 Release Notes 
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/11/11/3 Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/11/30/3
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/94264 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1037285
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:1842
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:2077
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:2669
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1393904 Issue Tracking 
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/ac6e780070e30e4c35bd395acfe9191e6268bdd3 Issue Tracking  Patch  Third Party Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-284 Improper Access Control cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-8645
NVD Published Date:
11/27/2016
NVD Last Modified:
01/04/2018
Source:
MITRE