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cve[email protected]CVE-2016-2847
HistoryApr 27, 2016 - 5:59 p.m.

CVE-2016-2847

2016-04-2717:59:21
CWE-399
web.nvd.nist.gov
108
linux kernel
cve-2016-2847
fs/pipe.c
unread data
denial of service
memory consumption
nvd

CVSS2

4.9

Attack Vector

LOCAL

Attack Complexity

LOW

Authentication

NONE

Confidentiality Impact

NONE

Integrity Impact

NONE

Availability Impact

COMPLETE

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

CVSS3

6.2

Attack Vector

LOCAL

Attack Complexity

LOW

Privileges Required

NONE

User Interaction

NONE

Scope

UNCHANGED

Confidentiality Impact

NONE

Integrity Impact

NONE

Availability Impact

HIGH

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

AI Score

6.3

Confidence

Low

EPSS

0.001

Percentile

50.2%

fs/pipe.c in the Linux kernel before 4.5 does not limit the amount of unread data in pipes, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) by creating many pipes with non-default sizes.

Affected configurations

NVD
Node
linuxlinux_kernelRange4.4.8
Node
novellsuse_linux_enterprise_software_development_kitMatch11.0sp4
OR
novellsuse_linux_enterprise_software_development_kitMatch12.0
OR
novellsuse_linux_enterprise_software_development_kitMatch12.0sp1
OR
novellsuse_linux_enterprise_debuginfoMatch11.0sp4
OR
novellsuse_linux_enterprise_desktopMatch12.0
OR
novellsuse_linux_enterprise_desktopMatch12.0sp1
OR
novellsuse_linux_enterprise_live_patchingMatch12.0
OR
novellsuse_linux_enterprise_module_for_public_cloudMatch12.0
OR
novellsuse_linux_enterprise_real_time_extensionMatch11.0sp4
OR
novellsuse_linux_enterprise_real_time_extensionMatch12.0sp1
OR
novellsuse_linux_enterprise_serverMatch11.0extra
OR
novellsuse_linux_enterprise_serverMatch11.0sp4
OR
novellsuse_linux_enterprise_serverMatch12.0
OR
novellsuse_linux_enterprise_serverMatch12.0sp1
OR
novellsuse_linux_enterprise_workstation_extensionMatch12.0
OR
novellsuse_linux_enterprise_workstation_extensionMatch12.0sp1

References

CVSS2

4.9

Attack Vector

LOCAL

Attack Complexity

LOW

Authentication

NONE

Confidentiality Impact

NONE

Integrity Impact

NONE

Availability Impact

COMPLETE

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

CVSS3

6.2

Attack Vector

LOCAL

Attack Complexity

LOW

Privileges Required

NONE

User Interaction

NONE

Scope

UNCHANGED

Confidentiality Impact

NONE

Integrity Impact

NONE

Availability Impact

HIGH

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

AI Score

6.3

Confidence

Low

EPSS

0.001

Percentile

50.2%