CVE-2016-3699

MEDIUM

Description

The Linux kernel, as used in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.2 and Red Hat Enterprise MRG 2 and when booted with UEFI Secure Boot enabled, allows local users to bypass intended Secure Boot restrictions and execute untrusted code by appending ACPI tables to the initrd.

References

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

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

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/09/22/4

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/93114

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1329653

https://github.com/mjg59/linux/commit/a4a5ed2835e8ea042868b7401dced3f517cafa76

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2016-10-07

Updated: 2018-01-05

Type: CWE-264

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.9

Vector: (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Impact Score: 10

Exploitability Score: 3.4

Severity: MEDIUM

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.4

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

Impact Score: 5.9

Exploitability Score: 1.4

Severity: HIGH