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CVE-2016-8646 Detail

Current Description

The hash_accept function in crypto/algif_hash.c in the Linux kernel before 4.3.6 allows local users to cause a denial of service (OOPS) by attempting to trigger use of in-kernel hash algorithms for a socket that has received zero bytes of data.

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: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=4afa5f9617927453ac04b24b584f6c718dfb4f45 Issue Tracking Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v4.x/ChangeLog-4.3.6 Release Notes
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/11/15/2 Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/94309
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:1297
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:1298
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:1308
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1388821 Issue Tracking
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/4afa5f9617927453ac04b24b584f6c718dfb4f45 Issue Tracking Patch Third Party Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-476 NULL Pointer Dereference 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)
4.3.5


Change History

3 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-8646
NVD Published Date:
11/27/2016
NVD Last Modified:
01/04/2018