CVE-2016-2847

MEDIUM

Description

fs/pipe.c in the Linux kernel before 4.5 does not limit the amount of unread data in pipes, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) by creating many pipes with non-default sizes.

References

http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=759c01142a5d0f364a462346168a56de28a80f52

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-05/msg00060.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-06/msg00052.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-06/msg00054.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-06/msg00056.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-06/msg00059.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-08/msg00000.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-08/msg00038.html

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-2574.html

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-2584.html

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017-0217.html

http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3503

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/03/01/3

http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/linuxbulletinjul2016-3090544.html

http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/ovmbulletinoct2016-3090547.html

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/83870

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2946-1

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2946-2

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2947-1

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2947-2

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2947-3

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2948-1

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2948-2

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2949-1

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2967-1

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2967-2

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1313428

https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/759c01142a5d0f364a462346168a56de28a80f52

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2016-04-27

Updated: 2018-01-05

Type: CWE-399

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.9

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

Impact Score: 6.9

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: MEDIUM

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 6.2

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

Impact Score: 3.6

Exploitability Score: 2.5

Severity: MEDIUM

Tenable Plugins

View all (34 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
124989EulerOS Virtualization for ARM 64 3.0.1.0 : kernel (EulerOS-SA-2019-1536)NessusHuawei Local Security Checks
high
124816EulerOS Virtualization 3.0.1.0 : kernel (EulerOS-SA-2019-1492)NessusHuawei Local Security Checks
critical
99783EulerOS 2.0 SP1 : kernel (EulerOS-SA-2016-1020)NessusHuawei Local Security Checks
critical
96922RHEL 7 : kernel (RHSA-2017:0217)NessusRed Hat Local Security Checks
critical
95841Scientific Linux Security Update : kernel on SL7.x x86_64 (20161103)NessusScientific Linux Local Security Checks
critical
95321CentOS 7 : kernel (CESA-2016:2574)NessusCentOS Local Security Checks
critical
94697Oracle Linux 7 : kernel (ELSA-2016-2574)NessusOracle Linux Local Security Checks
critical
94547RHEL 7 : kernel-rt (RHSA-2016:2584)NessusRed Hat Local Security Checks
critical
94537RHEL 7 : kernel (RHSA-2016:2574)NessusRed Hat Local Security Checks
critical
93679OracleVM 3.4 : Unbreakable / etc (OVMSA-2016-0100)NessusOracleVM Local Security Checks
critical
93445openSUSE Security Update : the Linux Kernel (openSUSE-2016-1076)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
93289SUSE SLES11 Security Update : kernel (SUSE-SU-2016:2074-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
93168SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : kernel (SUSE-SU-2016:1696-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
93165SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : kernel (SUSE-SU-2016:1690-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
93164SUSE SLES11 Security Update : kernel (SUSE-SU-2016:1672-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
93148Oracle Linux 6 / 7 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2016-3596)NessusOracle Linux Local Security Checks
critical
93104openSUSE Security Update : the Linux Kernel (openSUSE-2016-1015)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
92007openSUSE Security Update : the Linux Kernel (openSUSE-2016-862)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
91306openSUSE Security Update : the Linux Kernel (openSUSE-2016-629)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
medium
91087Ubuntu 12.04 LTS : linux vulnerabilities (USN-2967-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
critical
91083Ubuntu 14.04 LTS : linux-lts-xenial vulnerabilities (USN-2965-2)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
critical
90884SUSE SLES11 Security Update : kernel (SUSE-SU-2016:1203-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
90507Ubuntu 14.04 LTS : linux-lts-utopic regression (USN-2948-2)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
critical
90406Ubuntu 14.04 LTS : linux-lts-vivid vulnerabilities (USN-2949-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
critical
90405Ubuntu 14.04 LTS : linux-lts-utopic vulnerabilities (USN-2948-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
critical
90404Ubuntu 15.10 : linux-raspi2 vulnerabilities (USN-2947-3)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
critical
90403Ubuntu 14.04 LTS : linux-lts-wily vulnerabilities (USN-2947-2)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
critical
90402Ubuntu 15.10 : linux vulnerabilities (USN-2947-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
critical
90401Ubuntu 12.04 LTS : linux-lts-trusty vulnerabilities (USN-2946-2)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
critical
90400Ubuntu 14.04 LTS : linux vulnerabilities (USN-2946-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
critical
89966Amazon Linux AMI : kernel (ALAS-2016-669)NessusAmazon Linux Local Security Checks
high
89893Fedora 23 : kernel-4.4.4-301.fc23 (2016-e6cfaff4b1)NessusFedora Local Security Checks
medium
89884Fedora 22 : kernel-4.4.4-200.fc22 (2016-746bb5851d)NessusFedora Local Security Checks
medium
89122Debian DSA-3503-1 : linux - security updateNessusDebian Local Security Checks
critical