CVE-2016-7915

MEDIUM

Description

The hid_input_field function in drivers/hid/hid-core.c in the Linux kernel before 4.6 allows physically proximate attackers to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory or cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds read) by connecting a device, as demonstrated by a Logitech DJ receiver.

References

http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=50220dead1650609206efe91f0cc116132d59b3f

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

http://source.android.com/security/bulletin/2016-11-01.html

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/94138

https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/50220dead1650609206efe91f0cc116132d59b3f

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2016-11-16

Updated: 2018-01-05

Type: CWE-125

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.3

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

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 8.6

Severity: MEDIUM

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 5.5

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

Impact Score: 3.6

Exploitability Score: 1.8

Severity: MEDIUM