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CVE-2016-9191 Detail

Description

The cgroup offline implementation in the Linux kernel through 4.8.11 mishandles certain drain operations, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (system hang) by leveraging access to a container environment for executing a crafted application, as demonstrated by trinity.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  11/27/2016

Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.5 MEDIUM
Vector: AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 3.6
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): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): High

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.9 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=93362fa47fe98b62e4a34ab408c4a418432e7939
http://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-3791
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/11/05/4 Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/94129 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1392439 Issue Tracking
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/93362fa47fe98b62e4a34ab408c4a418432e7939
https://support.hpe.com/hpsc/doc/public/display?docLocale=en_US&docId=emr_na-hpesbhf03802en_us

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-9191
NVD Published Date:
11/27/2016
NVD Last Modified:
05/09/2018