CVE-2016-5011

MEDIUM

Description

The parse_dos_extended function in partitions/dos.c in the libblkid library in util-linux allows physically proximate attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via a crafted MSDOS partition table with an extended partition boot record at zero offset.

References

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-2605.html

http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=isg3T1024543

http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=nas8N1021801

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/07/11/2

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/91683

http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1036272

https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/utils/util-linux/util-linux.git/commit/?id=7164a1c3

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2017-04-11

Updated: 2017-04-17

Type: CWE-399

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.7

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

Impact Score: 6.9

Exploitability Score: 3.4

Severity: MEDIUM

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 4.3

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

Impact Score: 3.6

Exploitability Score: 0.7

Severity: MEDIUM