CVE-2016-5829

HIGH

Description

Multiple heap-based buffer overflows in the hiddev_ioctl_usage function in drivers/hid/usbhid/hiddev.c in the Linux kernel through 4.6.3 allow local users to cause a denial of service or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted (1) HIDIOCGUSAGES or (2) HIDIOCSUSAGES ioctl call.

References

http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=93a2001bdfd5376c3dc2158653034c20392d15c5

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/msg00027.html

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

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-08/msg00048.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-08/msg00049.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-08/msg00050.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-08/msg00051.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-08/msg00052.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-08/msg00053.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-08/msg00054.html

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

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-2006.html

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

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

http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3616

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/06/26/2

http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/linuxbulletinoct2016-3090545.html

http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/ovmbulletinoct2016-3090547.html

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/91450

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://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/93a2001bdfd5376c3dc2158653034c20392d15c5

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2016-06-27

Updated: 2018-01-05

Type: CWE-119

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