CVE-2016-10150

HIGH

Description

Use-after-free vulnerability in the kvm_ioctl_create_device function in virt/kvm/kvm_main.c in the Linux kernel before 4.8.13 allows host OS users to cause a denial of service (host OS crash) or possibly gain privileges via crafted ioctl calls on the /dev/kvm device.

References

http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=a0f1d21c1ccb1da66629627a74059dd7f5ac9c61

http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v4.x/ChangeLog-4.8.13

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2017/01/18/10

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/95672

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1414506

https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/a0f1d21c1ccb1da66629627a74059dd7f5ac9c61

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2017-02-06

Updated: 2017-02-09

Type: CWE-264

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Impact Score: 10

Exploitability Score: 10

Severity: HIGH

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Impact Score: 5.9

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: CRITICAL