CVE-2016-3156

LOW

Description

The IPv4 implementation in the Linux kernel before 4.5.2 mishandles destruction of device objects, which allows guest OS users to cause a denial of service (host OS networking outage) by arranging for a large number of IP addresses.

References

http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=fbd40ea0180a2d328c5adc61414dc8bab9335ce2

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-04/msg00019.html

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/msg00059.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-07/msg00005.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://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3607

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/03/15/3

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/84428

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2968-1

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2968-2

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2969-1

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2970-1

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2971-1

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2971-2

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2971-3

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2996-1

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2997-1

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1318172

https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/fbd40ea0180a2d328c5adc61414dc8bab9335ce2

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2016-04-27

Updated: 2018-01-05

Type: CWE-399

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 2.1

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

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: LOW

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 5.5

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

Impact Score: 3.6

Exploitability Score: 1.8

Severity: MEDIUM