CVE-2016-3156

MEDIUM
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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

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

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

Tenable Plugins

View all (35 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
124975EulerOS Virtualization for ARM 64 3.0.1.0 : kernel (EulerOS-SA-2019-1522)NessusHuawei Local Security Checks
high
124816EulerOS Virtualization 3.0.1.0 : kernel (EulerOS-SA-2019-1492)NessusHuawei 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
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
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
91886Debian DSA-3607-1 : linux - security updateNessusDebian Local Security Checks
critical
91559Ubuntu 12.04 LTS : linux vulnerabilities (USN-2996-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
critical
91306openSUSE Security Update : the Linux Kernel (openSUSE-2016-629)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
medium
91094Ubuntu 15.10 : linux-raspi2 vulnerabilities (USN-2971-3)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
high
91093Ubuntu 14.04 LTS : linux-lts-wily vulnerabilities (USN-2971-2)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
high
91092Ubuntu 15.10 : linux vulnerabilities (USN-2971-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
high
91091Ubuntu 14.04 LTS : linux-lts-vivid vulnerabilities (USN-2970-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
high
91090Ubuntu 14.04 LTS : linux-lts-utopic vulnerabilities (USN-2969-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
high
91089Ubuntu 12.04 LTS : linux-lts-trusty vulnerabilities (USN-2968-2)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
high
91088Ubuntu 14.04 LTS : linux vulnerabilities (USN-2968-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
high
91085Ubuntu 16.04 LTS : linux-snapdragon vulnerability (USN-2965-4)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
critical
91084Ubuntu 16.04 LTS : linux-raspi2 vulnerabilities (USN-2965-3)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
critical
91083Ubuntu 14.04 LTS : linux-lts-xenial vulnerabilities (USN-2965-2)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
critical
91082Ubuntu 16.04 LTS : linux vulnerabilities (USN-2965-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
critical
90884SUSE SLES11 Security Update : kernel (SUSE-SU-2016:1203-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
90783openSUSE Security Update : the Linux Kernel (openSUSE-2016-518)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
90778Amazon Linux AMI : kernel (ALAS-2016-694)NessusAmazon Linux Local Security Checks
critical
90531SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : kernel (SUSE-SU-2016:1019-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
90330Fedora 24 : kernel-4.5.0-302.fc24 (2016-81fd1b03aa)NessusFedora Local Security Checks
high
90131Fedora 22 : kernel-4.4.6-200.fc22 (2016-3a57b19360)NessusFedora Local Security Checks
high
90128Fedora 23 : kernel-4.4.6-300.fc23 (2016-02ed08bf15)NessusFedora Local Security Checks
high