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CVE-2016-9313 Detail

Current Description

security/keys/big_key.c in the Linux kernel before 4.8.7 mishandles unsuccessful crypto registration in conjunction with successful key-type registration, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and panic) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted application that uses the big_key data type.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 7.8 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=7df3e59c3d1df4f87fe874c7956ef7a3d2f4d5fb Issue Tracking Patch Third Party Advisory
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v4.x/ChangeLog-4.8.7 Release Notes
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/07/22/1 Exploit Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/94546
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/7df3e59c3d1df4f87fe874c7956ef7a3d2f4d5fb 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 2.3

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
4.8.6


Change History

2 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-9313
NVD Published Date:
11/27/2016
NVD Last Modified:
11/29/2016