CVE-2016-8658

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Description

Stack-based buffer overflow in the brcmf_cfg80211_start_ap function in drivers/net/wireless/broadcom/brcm80211/brcmfmac/cfg80211.c in the Linux kernel before 4.7.5 allows local users to cause a denial of service (system crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a long SSID Information Element in a command to a Netlink socket.

References

http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=ded89912156b1a47d940a0c954c43afbabd0c42c

http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v4.x/ChangeLog-4.7.5

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/10/13/1

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/93541

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3145-1

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3145-2

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3146-1

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3146-2

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1384403

https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/ded89912156b1a47d940a0c954c43afbabd0c42c

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2016-10-16

Updated: 2017-01-07

Type: CWE-119

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 5.6

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

Impact Score: 7.8

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: MEDIUM

CVSS v3

Base Score: 6.1

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

Impact Score: 4.2

Exploitability Score: 1.8

Severity: MEDIUM

Vulnerable Software

Configuration 1

OR

cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:* versions up to 4.7.4 (inclusive)

Tenable Plugins

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IDNameProductFamilySeverity
124826EulerOS Virtualization for ARM 64 3.0.1.0 : kernel (EulerOS-SA-2019-1503)NessusHuawei Local Security Checks
critical
97205SUSE SLES12 Security Update : kernel (SUSE-SU-2017:0471-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
95998Ubuntu 16.04 LTS : linux-snapdragon vulnerabilities (USN-3161-4)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
critical
95997Ubuntu 16.04 LTS : linux-raspi2 vulnerabilities (USN-3161-3)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
critical
95592openSUSE Security Update : the Linux Kernel (openSUSE-2016-1410)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
95433Ubuntu 14.04 LTS : linux-lts-xenial vulnerabilities (USN-3146-2)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
high
95432Ubuntu 16.04 LTS : linux vulnerabilities (USN-3146-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
high
95431Ubuntu 12.04 LTS : linux-lts-trusty vulnerabilities (USN-3145-2)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
high
95430Ubuntu 14.04 LTS : linux vulnerabilities (USN-3145-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
high
95368SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : kernel (SUSE-SU-2016:2912-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
94303openSUSE Security Update : the Linux Kernel (openSUSE-2016-1227) (Dirty COW)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
94219openSUSE Security Update : the Linux Kernel (openSUSE-2016-1212) (Dirty COW)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high