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cve[email protected]CVE-2016-6828
HistoryOct 16, 2016 - 9:59 p.m.

CVE-2016-6828

2016-10-1621:59:08
CWE-416
web.nvd.nist.gov
143
cve-2016-6828
linux kernel
tcp_check_send_head
denial of service
sack option
nvd

5.5 Medium

CVSS3

Attack Vector

LOCAL

Attack Complexity

LOW

Privileges Required

LOW

User Interaction

NONE

Scope

UNCHANGED

Confidentiality Impact

NONE

Integrity Impact

NONE

Availability Impact

HIGH

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

5.8 Medium

AI Score

Confidence

High

4.9 Medium

CVSS2

Access Vector

Access Complexity

Authentication

NONE

Confidentiality Impact

NONE

Integrity Impact

NONE

Availability Impact

COMPLETE

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

0.0004 Low

EPSS

Percentile

15.6%

The tcp_check_send_head function in include/net/tcp.h in the Linux kernel before 4.7.5 does not properly maintain certain SACK state after a failed data copy, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (tcp_xmit_retransmit_queue use-after-free and system crash) via a crafted SACK option.

Affected configurations

NVD
Node
linuxlinux_kernelRange4.7.4

5.5 Medium

CVSS3

Attack Vector

LOCAL

Attack Complexity

LOW

Privileges Required

LOW

User Interaction

NONE

Scope

UNCHANGED

Confidentiality Impact

NONE

Integrity Impact

NONE

Availability Impact

HIGH

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

5.8 Medium

AI Score

Confidence

High

4.9 Medium

CVSS2

Access Vector

Access Complexity

Authentication

NONE

Confidentiality Impact

NONE

Integrity Impact

NONE

Availability Impact

COMPLETE

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

0.0004 Low

EPSS

Percentile

15.6%