CVE-2016-4565

HIGH

Description

The InfiniBand (aka IB) stack in the Linux kernel before 4.5.3 incorrectly relies on the write system call, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (kernel memory write operation) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a uAPI interface.

References

http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=e6bd18f57aad1a2d1ef40e646d03ed0f2515c9e3

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-06/msg00044.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/2016-08/msg00000.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-08/msg00003.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-08/msg00007.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-08/msg00008.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-08/msg00009.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-08/msg00014.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-08/msg00015.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-08/msg00016.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-08/msg00017.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-08/msg00018.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-08/msg00019.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-08/msg00020.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-08/msg00021.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-08/msg00022.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-08/msg00023.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-08/msg00026.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-08/msg00044.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-08/msg00055.html

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-1489.html

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-1581.html

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-1617.html

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-1640.html

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-1657.html

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-1814.html

http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3607

http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v4.x/ChangeLog-4.5.3

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/05/07/1

http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/linuxbulletinapr2016-2952096.html

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

http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/ovmbulletinjul2016-3090546.html

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/90301

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3001-1

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3002-1

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3003-1

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3004-1

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3005-1

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3006-1

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3007-1

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3018-1

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3018-2

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3019-1

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3021-1

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3021-2

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016:1277

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016:1301

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016:1341

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016:1406

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1310570

https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/e6bd18f57aad1a2d1ef40e646d03ed0f2515c9e3

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2016-05-23

Updated: 2018-01-05

Type: CWE-264

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.2

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

Impact Score: 10

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: HIGH

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.8

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

Impact Score: 5.9

Exploitability Score: 1.8

Severity: HIGH

Vulnerable Software

Configuration 1

OR

cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:* versions up to 4.5.2 (inclusive)

Tenable Plugins

View all (58 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
124985EulerOS Virtualization for ARM 64 3.0.1.0 : kernel (EulerOS-SA-2019-1532)NessusHuawei Local Security Checks
high
124816EulerOS Virtualization 3.0.1.0 : kernel (EulerOS-SA-2019-1492)NessusHuawei Local Security Checks
critical
99806EulerOS 2.0 SP1 : kernel (EulerOS-SA-2016-1043)NessusHuawei Local Security Checks
high
99163OracleVM 3.3 : Unbreakable / etc (OVMSA-2017-0057) (Dirty COW)NessusOracleVM Local Security Checks
critical
96903SUSE SLES11 Security Update : kernel (SUSE-SU-2017:0333-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
93679OracleVM 3.4 : Unbreakable / etc (OVMSA-2016-0100)NessusOracleVM Local Security Checks
critical
93370SUSE SLES11 Security Update : kernel (SUSE-SU-2016:2245-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
93364RHEL 6 : kernel (RHSA-2016:1814)NessusRed Hat Local Security Checks
high
93299SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : kernel (SUSE-SU-2016:2105-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
93283SUSE SLES12 Security Update : kernel (SUSE-SU-2016:2014-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
93280SUSE SLES12 Security Update : kernel (SUSE-SU-2016:2010-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
93278SUSE SLES12 Security Update : kernel (SUSE-SU-2016:2006-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
93277SUSE SLES12 Security Update : kernel (SUSE-SU-2016:2005-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
93276SUSE SLES12 Security Update : kernel (SUSE-SU-2016:2002-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
93275SUSE SLES12 Security Update : kernel (SUSE-SU-2016:2001-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
93270SUSE SLES12 Security Update : kernel (SUSE-SU-2016:1995-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
93216openSUSE Security Update : the Linux Kernel (openSUSE-2016-1029)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
93094RHEL 7 : kernel (RHSA-2016:1657)NessusRed Hat Local Security Checks
high
93070RHEL 6 : kernel (RHSA-2016:1640)NessusRed Hat Local Security Checks
high
92995RHEL 6 : kernel (RHSA-2016:1617)NessusRed Hat Local Security Checks
high
92836RHEL 6 : kernel (RHSA-2016:1581)NessusRed Hat Local Security Checks
high
92580RHEL 6 : kernel (RHSA-2016:1489)NessusRed Hat Local Security Checks
high
92402Scientific Linux Security Update : kernel on SL6.x i386/x86_64 (20160712)NessusScientific Linux Local Security Checks
high
92030RHEL 6 : kernel (RHSA-2016:1406)NessusRed Hat Local Security Checks
high
92028Oracle Linux 6 : kernel (ELSA-2016-1406)NessusOracle Linux Local Security Checks
high
92026CentOS 6 : kernel (CESA-2016:1406)NessusCentOS Local Security Checks
high
91886Debian DSA-3607-1 : linux - security updateNessusDebian Local Security Checks
critical
91884Ubuntu 12.04 LTS : linux vulnerabilities (USN-3021-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
high
91882Ubuntu 14.04 LTS : linux-lts-utopic vulnerabilities (USN-3019-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
high
91881Ubuntu 12.04 LTS : linux-lts-trusty vulnerabilities (USN-3018-2)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
high
91880Ubuntu 14.04 LTS : linux vulnerabilities (USN-3018-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
high
91872RHEL 6 : MRG (RHSA-2016:1341)NessusRed Hat Local Security Checks
high
91853Scientific Linux Security Update : kernel on SL7.x x86_64 (20160623)NessusScientific Linux Local Security Checks
high
91850Oracle Linux 5 / 6 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2016-3579)NessusOracle Linux Local Security Checks
high
91805RHEL 7 : kernel-rt (RHSA-2016:1301)NessusRed Hat Local Security Checks
high
91801RHEL 7 : kernel (RHSA-2016:1277)NessusRed Hat Local Security Checks
high
91796Oracle Linux 7 : kernel (ELSA-2016-1277)NessusOracle Linux Local Security Checks
high
91785CentOS 7 : kernel (CESA-2016:1277)NessusCentOS Local Security Checks
high
91776OracleVM 3.3 : kernel-uek (OVMSA-2016-0084)NessusOracleVM Local Security Checks
high
91775OracleVM 3.4 : kernel-uek (OVMSA-2016-0083)NessusOracleVM Local Security Checks
high
91743OracleVM 3.2 : kernel-uek (OVMSA-2016-0060)NessusOracleVM Local Security Checks
high
91736openSUSE Security Update : the Linux Kernel (openSUSE-2016-753)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
91687Debian DLA-516-1 : linux security updateNessusDebian Local Security Checks
critical
91592Oracle Linux 6 / 7 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2016-3573)NessusOracle Linux Local Security Checks
high
91591Oracle Linux 5 / 6 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2016-3572)NessusOracle Linux Local Security Checks
high
91590Oracle Linux 6 / 7 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2016-3570)NessusOracle Linux Local Security Checks
high
91569Ubuntu 16.04 LTS : linux-raspi2 vulnerabilities (USN-3007-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
high
91568Ubuntu 16.04 LTS : linux vulnerabilities (USN-3006-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
high
91567Ubuntu 14.04 LTS : linux-lts-xenial vulnerabilities (USN-3005-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
high
91566Ubuntu 15.10 : linux-raspi2 vulnerabilities (USN-3004-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
critical
91565Ubuntu 15.10 : linux vulnerabilities (USN-3003-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
critical
91564Ubuntu 14.04 LTS : linux-lts-wily vulnerabilities (USN-3002-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
critical
91563Ubuntu 14.04 LTS : linux-lts-vivid vulnerabilities (USN-3001-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
critical
91241Amazon Linux AMI : kernel (ALAS-2016-703)NessusAmazon Linux Local Security Checks
high