CVE-2016-5244

MEDIUM

Description

The rds_inc_info_copy function in net/rds/recv.c in the Linux kernel through 4.6.3 does not initialize a certain structure member, which allows remote attackers to obtain sensitive information from kernel stack memory by reading an RDS message.

References

http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=4116def2337991b39919f3b448326e21c40e0dbb

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.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/06/03/5

http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/security-advisory/cpuoct2018-4428296.html

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/91021

http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1041895

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3070-1

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3070-2

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3070-3

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3070-4

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3071-1

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3071-2

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3072-1

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3072-2

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1343337

https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/4116def2337991b39919f3b448326e21c40e0dbb

https://patchwork.ozlabs.org/patch/629110/

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2016-06-27

Updated: 2019-04-22

Type: CWE-200

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

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

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 10

Severity: MEDIUM

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.5

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

Impact Score: 3.6

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: HIGH