CVE-2016-5870

high

Description

The msm_ipc_router_close function in net/ipc_router/ipc_router_socket.c in the ipc_router component for the Linux kernel 3.x, as used in Qualcomm Innovation Center (QuIC) Android contributions for MSM devices and other products, allow attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference) or possibly have unspecified other impact by triggering failure of an accept system call for an AF_MSM_IPC socket.

References

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/97414

https://source.codeaurora.org/quic/la//kernel/msm-3.18/commit/?id=71fe5361cbef34e2d606b79e8936a910a3e95566

https://www.codeaurora.org/null-pointer-dereference-when-processing-accept-system-call-user-process-afmsmipc-sockets-cve-2016

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2017-04-04

Updated: 2020-07-31

Type: CWE-476

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 4.6

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

Impact Score: 6.4

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: MEDIUM

CVSS v3

Base Score: 7.8

Vector: CVSS:3.1/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