CVE-2016-4805

HIGH

Description

Use-after-free vulnerability in drivers/net/ppp/ppp_generic.c in the Linux kernel before 4.5.2 allows local users to cause a denial of service (memory corruption and system crash, or spinlock) or possibly have unspecified other impact by removing a network namespace, related to the ppp_register_net_channel and ppp_unregister_channel functions.

References

http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=1f461dcdd296eecedaffffc6bae2bfa90bd7eb89

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/msg00007.html

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

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

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

http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v4.x/ChangeLog-4.5.2

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/05/15/2

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/90605

http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1036763

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

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

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1335803

https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/1f461dcdd296eecedaffffc6bae2bfa90bd7eb89

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2016-05-23

Updated: 2019-04-22

Type: CWE-416

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