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cve[email protected]CVE-2016-9756
HistoryDec 28, 2016 - 7:59 a.m.

CVE-2016-9756

2016-12-2807:59:00
CWE-200
web.nvd.nist.gov
99
4
cve-2016-9756
linux kernel
vulnerability
local users
sensitive information
nvd

CVSS2

2.1

Attack Vector

LOCAL

Attack Complexity

LOW

Authentication

NONE

Confidentiality Impact

PARTIAL

Integrity Impact

NONE

Availability Impact

NONE

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

CVSS3

5.5

Attack Vector

LOCAL

Attack Complexity

LOW

Privileges Required

LOW

User Interaction

NONE

Scope

UNCHANGED

Confidentiality Impact

HIGH

Integrity Impact

NONE

Availability Impact

NONE

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

AI Score

5.4

Confidence

High

EPSS

0

Percentile

5.1%

arch/x86/kvm/emulate.c in the Linux kernel before 4.8.12 does not properly initialize Code Segment (CS) in certain error cases, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel stack memory via a crafted application.

Affected configurations

NVD
Node
linuxlinux_kernelRange4.8.11

Social References

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CVSS2

2.1

Attack Vector

LOCAL

Attack Complexity

LOW

Authentication

NONE

Confidentiality Impact

PARTIAL

Integrity Impact

NONE

Availability Impact

NONE

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

CVSS3

5.5

Attack Vector

LOCAL

Attack Complexity

LOW

Privileges Required

LOW

User Interaction

NONE

Scope

UNCHANGED

Confidentiality Impact

HIGH

Integrity Impact

NONE

Availability Impact

NONE

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

AI Score

5.4

Confidence

High

EPSS

0

Percentile

5.1%