CVE-2016-9755 Detail

Current Description

The netfilter subsystem in the Linux kernel before 4.9 mishandles IPv6 reassembly, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (integer overflow, out-of-bounds write, and GPF) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted application that makes socket, connect, and writev system calls, related to net/ipv6/netfilter/nf_conntrack_reasm.c and net/ipv6/netfilter/nf_defrag_ipv6_hooks.c.


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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:L/UI:N/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=9b57da0630c9fd36ed7a20fc0f98dc82cc0777fa Patch  Vendor Advisory 
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/12/01/10 Mailing List 
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/94626
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1400904 Issue Tracking 
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/9b57da0630c9fd36ed7a20fc0f98dc82cc0777fa
https://groups.google.com/forum/#!topic/syzkaller/GFbGpX7nTEo
https://www.spinics.net/lists/netdev/msg407525.html Mailing List  Patch 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-787 Out-of-bounds Write cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-9755
NVD Published Date:
12/28/2016
NVD Last Modified:
08/13/2018
Source:
MITRE