CVE-2016-9685

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Description

Multiple memory leaks in error paths in fs/xfs/xfs_attr_list.c in the Linux kernel before 4.5.1 allow local users to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via crafted XFS filesystem operations.

References

http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=2e83b79b2d6c78bf1b4aa227938a214dcbddc83f

http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v4.x/ChangeLog-4.5.1

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/11/30/1

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/94593

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:1842

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:2077

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:2669

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1396941

https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/2e83b79b2d6c78bf1b4aa227938a214dcbddc83f

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2016-12-28

Updated: 2018-01-05

Type: CWE-400

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 4.9

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

Impact Score: 6.9

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: MEDIUM

CVSS v3

Base Score: 5.5

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

Impact Score: 3.6

Exploitability Score: 1.8

Severity: MEDIUM

Vulnerable Software

Configuration 1

OR

cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:* versions up to 4.5.0 (inclusive)

Tenable Plugins

View all (19 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
124837EulerOS Virtualization for ARM 64 3.0.1.0 : kernel (EulerOS-SA-2019-1516)NessusHuawei Local Security Checks
critical
124819EulerOS Virtualization 3.0.1.0 : kernel (EulerOS-SA-2019-1496)NessusHuawei Local Security Checks
critical
105147OracleVM 3.3 : Unbreakable / etc (OVMSA-2017-0173) (BlueBorne) (Stack Clash)NessusOracleVM Local Security Checks
high
105145Oracle Linux 6 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2017-3658)NessusOracle Linux Local Security Checks
high
105144Oracle Linux 6 / 7 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2017-3657)NessusOracle Linux Local Security Checks
high
103046RHEL 6 : MRG (RHSA-2017:2669)NessusRed Hat Local Security Checks
high
102734CentOS 7 : kernel (CESA-2017:1842) (Stack Clash)NessusCentOS Local Security Checks
high
102645Scientific Linux Security Update : kernel on SL7.x x86_64 (20170801)NessusScientific Linux Local Security Checks
high
102625OracleVM 3.3 : Unbreakable / etc (OVMSA-2017-0144)NessusOracleVM Local Security Checks
high
102624Oracle Linux 6 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2017-3607)NessusOracle Linux Local Security Checks
high
102623Oracle Linux 6 / 7 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2017-3606)NessusOracle Linux Local Security Checks
high
102511Oracle Linux 7 : kernel (ELSA-2017-1842-1) (Stack Clash)NessusOracle Linux Local Security Checks
critical
102281Oracle Linux 7 : kernel (ELSA-2017-1842)NessusOracle Linux Local Security Checks
high
102151RHEL 7 : kernel-rt (RHSA-2017:2077)NessusRed Hat Local Security Checks
high
102143RHEL 7 : kernel (RHSA-2017:1842) (Stack Clash)NessusRed Hat Local Security Checks
high
97297SUSE SLES11 Security Update : kernel (SUSE-SU-2017:0494-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
97097SUSE SLES11 Security Update : kernel (SUSE-SU-2017:0437-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
96979Ubuntu 12.04 LTS : linux vulnerabilities (USN-3187-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
critical
96903SUSE SLES11 Security Update : kernel (SUSE-SU-2017:0333-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical